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    When pronounced as zhōng, this character is often used as a noun or an adjective, referring to the center or middle. When pronounced as zhòng, this charact…
  • Clean
    This character usually means “pure” or “clean.” When combined with bai (white), the term means “pure white.” When combined with…
  • Butter
    This character usually refers to dairy products, such as butter. When used as an adjective, it describes something that is flaky, crispy or fluffy. …
  • Han
    This character has various meanings. It often refers to the Han Chinese, a racial group in China that derives its name from the Han Dynasty. Therefore, the Chin…
  • Dynasty
    When this character is pronounced as zhāo, it means morning. When pronounced as cháo, it often refers to a dynasty. In ancient China, emperors held court e…
  • Motif
    Generally, this character is pronounced as wén, meaning patterns, motifs or designs. When pronounced as wèn, this character is interchangeable with anot…
  • Islet
    Generally, this character means a very small island. The right part of the character originally represented a household of fishermen and the left part symbolized wate…
  • Character
    Generally, this means a Chinese character. It also refers to a type of courtesy or stylized name traditionally given to males in ancient China. 一字之师 yī z…
  • Inkstone
    This character refers to the inkstone, a stone mortar vessel for the grinding and containment of ink. The inkstone, together with the ink brush, inkstick and xuan pap…