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invite the talented and call the valorous (idiom); to recruit talent
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worthy or virtuous person / honorific used for a person of the same or a younger generation
Fengxian suburban district of Shanghai
Fengxian suburban district of Shanghai
Jinxian county in Nanchang 南昌, Jiangxi
a genius / a talented person
(old) perfect wife / you, my beloved wife
great person of the past / venerable forebear / the great and the good
Samantabhadra, the Buddhist Lord of Truth
Jixian county in Shuangyashan 雙鴨山|双鸭山, Heilongjiang
Jixian county in Shuangyashan 雙鴨山|双鸭山, Heilongjiang
a sage / wise and holy man / virtuous ruler / Buddhist lama / wine
worthy predecessor / distinguished person of the past / former sage
Jinxian county in Nanchang 南昌, Jiangxi
variant of 賢慧|贤慧
HSK 6
Joey Wong (1967-), Taiwanese actress
virtuous person / a man of merit
(of a woman) virtuous
(of a man) able and virtuous
Danny Lee Sau-Yin (1953-), Hong Kong actor and director
sage
to cede to the virtuous and yield to the talented (idiom)
prominent and worthy personage
sagacious prime minister (in feudal China)
see a worthy, think to imitate (idiom, from Analects); emulate the virtuous / Follow the example of a virtuous and wise teacher.
a good wife and loving mother
wise and capable / sagacious
Samantabhadra, the Buddhist Lord of Truth
sage kings
to appoint people according to their merits (idiom); appointment on the basis of ability and integrity
holy book
Wei Zhongxian (1568-1627), infamous eunuch politician of late Ming
(of a wife) wise and kind / perfect in her traditional roles
(said of sb else's wife) a good wife
to respect talent and make use of ability (Mencius)
respect for the wise
diligent
worthy little brother
to appoint the virtuous and use the able (idiom); appointment on the basis of ability and integrity
to respect the wise and venerate the worthy (idiom); to honor the great and the good
Treatise 134 BC by Han dynasty philosopher Dong Zhongshu 董仲舒
to recognize talent and have great respect for it
to revere people of virtue and honor scholarship (idiom)
lit. holy scripture and biography of sage (idiom); refers to Confucian canonical texts
to step aside and give a more worthy person a chance (idiom)
jealous of the able, envious of the clever (idiom)
to honor the wise and love the people / respecting noble talent while protecting the common people
Confuciusornis sanctus (Jurassic fossil bird)
a virtuous and benevolent woman (idiom)
to envy the virtuous and talented (idiom)


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