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    This character refers to the moon. The moon in Chinese culture often represents nostalgia and homesickness. Its changing shape reminded ancient Chinese of the caprici…
  • Honesty
    When used as a noun, this character refers to honesty or integrity. When used as a verb, it means to “trust” or “believe.” …
  • Center
    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…