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    This character refers to writing implements such as pens, pencils or brushes. The upper part of this character symbolizes bamboo while the lower part refers to hai…
  • blessing
    This Chinese character refers to blessings that bring good luck and fortune to someone. 福祸相依 fú huò xiāng yī This idiom means …
  • Calendar
    This character often appears in the word li shi, known as history. When used as a verb, it means “to experience or go through.” When used as a noun,…
  • Treat
    This Chinese character refers to treating or curing a disease. Sometimes it also means to rule or govern. 标本兼治 biāo běn jiān zhì This p…
  • Save
    This character usually means “to save or rescue.” Its left part originally indicated a fur coat while the right meant “to take action.” Tog…
  • Epidemic
    This Chinese character refers collectively to epidemic disease, usually acute and infectious. It can also refer to plague and pestilence. 芳香辟疫 f…
  • Prevent
    When used as a noun, this character usually refers to defense or a dam. When used as a verb, it means “to prevent” or “to alert.” …
  • Rat/Mouse
    The above is the Chinese character for rat or mouse. It is a tradition in China that one animal is used to symbolize the year, and the rat comes first in the 12-ye…
  • Flower
    This character usually refers to flowers. It can be used to describe floral items. The lanterns displayed on the night of the Lantern Festival are usually called hua …