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39 Cards in this Set

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calligraphy
shūfă
skill, technique
jìshù
art
yìshù
good
liánghăo
measure word for skills or abilities
shŏu
absolutely not
juébù
individual character, personality
gèxìng
imperial examinations
kējŭ
academic degree, degree
xuéwèi
a successful candidate in the imperial examination at the provincial level in the Ming and Qing dynasties
jŭrén
a successful candidate in the highest imperial examination
jìnshì
local
dìfāng
(archaic) government officials
guānlì
drawing, painting
huìhuà
be called
chēngzuò
author, writer
zuòzhĕ
measure word for poems, songs
shŏu
poem, poetry
shī
man of letters, scholar, literati
wénrén
play a stringed musical instrument
tán-qín
describe, depict, portray
miáoxiĕ
versatile, gifted in many ways
duōcái duōyì
Chinese ink, ink stick
ink stone, ink slab
yàn
the four treasures of the study (and what they are)
wénfáng sìbăo (bĭ mò zhĭ yàn)
pencil
qiānbĭ
fountain pen
gāngbĭ
century
shìjì
initial stage, early years
chūnián
writing brush
máobĭ
purpose, goal, aim
mùdì
pass on, communicate
chuándá
ballpoint pen
yuánzhūbĭ
type (characters)
dă-zì
rise, spring up
xīngqĭ
decline (lessen)
shuāiluò
then, at that time
dāngshí
invention, invent
fāmíng
separate, part
fēnkāi