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    This character usually refers to the dynasty that established the first great Chinese empire, the Qin Dynasty (221–207 BCE). It is also used as a surname. …
  • Lost
    When used as a verb, this character often means “lost” or “handed down or left behind at one’s death.” 路不拾遗 lù bù…
  • Society
    This character originally refers to the god of land. After the Zhou Court set the rule that every 25 households should have a she miao (a shrine to the god of land), …
  • Pen
    This character refers to writing tools including pens, pencils and writing brushes. 下笔如有神 xià bǐ rú yǒu shén Xia bi means &ldqu…
  • Fire
    When used as a noun, this character refers to fire. When used as a verb, this character means “to become popular.” 野火烧不尽 yě huǒ shāo bù…
  • copper
    This character refers to copper. 铜雀春深锁二乔 tóng què chūn shēn suǒ èr qiáo Tong refers to “copper” and que &…
  • Study
    When used as a verb, this character means “to learn, study or imitate.” When used as a noun, this character refers to learning or school of thought. 敏…
  • Painting
    When used as a noun, this character refers to a painting or picture. When used as a verb, it means “to paint, draw or sign.” 画龙点睛 huà l&oa…
  • Child
    In addition to its basic meaning of “child,” the character zi is also the root for words expressing respect, titles and honorifics. Persons to be awarded …