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scholar / academician / fellow (of an academy)
  *士* | 士* | *士
member of the senior ministerial class (old) / scholar (old) / bachelor / honorific / soldier / noncommissioned officer / specialist worker
(literary) student / scholar
great scholar respected for learning and integrity
scholar / intellectual / egghead
scholar / learned person
expert / scholar / mother earth / a type of green tea
  *儒* | 儒* | *儒
scholar / Confucian
Master / (old form of address for teachers, scholars) / pedant
  *槐* | 槐* | *槐
Chinese scholar tree (Sophora japonica) / Japanese pagoda tree
scholar / intellectual
Imperial scholar from the Ming Dynasty onwards
gifted scholar
scholar / literati
Wang Guowei (1877-1927), noted scholar
Zheng Xuan (127-200), late Han scholar
Liu Xiang (77-6 BC), Han Dynasty scholar and author
scholar officials
a person who has passed the county level imperial exam (historical) / scholar / skillful writer / fine talent
can be enjoyed by scholars and lay-people alike (idiom)
to be both a farmer and a scholar / to work the land and also undertake academic studies
well versed in letters and military technology (idiom); fine scholar and soldier / master of pen and sword
junior scholar or pupil in imperial China
Wu Jingzi (1701-1754), Qing dynasty novelist, author of The Scholars 儒林外史
Yang Xiong (53 BC-18 AD), scholar, poet and lexicographer, author of the first Chinese dialect dictionary 方言
Confucian scholar (old)
lit. always with a book in hand (idiom) / fig. (of a student or scholar) diligent and hardworking
Lü Dongbin (796-), Tang Dynasty scholar, one of the Eight Immortals 八仙
gifted scholar, beautiful lady (idiom) / pair of ideal lovers
Zhou Dunyi (1017-1073), Song dynasty neo-Confucian scholar
sinologist / scholar of Chinese
famous scholar / worthy / celebrity, esp. distinguished literary person having no official post
to burn the Confucian classics and bury alive the Confucian scholars (acts supposedly committed by the first emperor 秦始皇)
Kong Yingda (574-648), Confucian scholar
Zhang Taiyan (1869-1936), scholar, journalist, revolutionary and leading intellectual around the time of the Xinhai revolution
Cheng Yi (1033-1107), Song neo-Confucian scholar
a scholar or government official living in one's village / a village gentleman / squire
scholar preparing for imperial examinations (in former times)
selected outstanding scholars (in former times) / cream of the crop
scholar of the rationalist school of Neo-Confucianism 理學|理学
Cheng Hao (1032-1085), Song neo-Confucian scholar
Wang Su (c. 195-256), classical scholar of Cao Wei dynasty, believed to have forged several classical texts
a Confucian scholar
scholar-official in the Qing dynasty (1764-1849)
elegant scholar
Petrarch / Francesco Petrarca (1304-1374), Italian scholar and lyric poet, famous for sonnets
Zhang Chang, official and scholar of the Western Han dynasty
Wang Xiaobo (1952-1997), scholar and novelist
Sima Tan (-110 BC), Han dynasty scholar and historian, and father of 司馬遷|司马迁
Sun Shan, Song Dynasty joker and talented scholar
"the four classes" of ancient China, i.e. scholars, farmers, artisans, and merchants
Li Zhao (c. 800), Tang dynasty scholar and official
Huang Zongxi (1610-1695), scholar and writer of the Ming-Qing transition
Prosper Mérimée (1803-1870), French scholar and writer, author of novel Carmen on which Bizet based his opera
lit. pale-faced scholar (idiom); young and inexperienced person without practical experience / still wet behind the ears
Wang Shuwen (735-806), famous Tang dynasty scholar, Go player and politician, a leader of failed Yongzhen Reform 永貞革新|永贞革新 of 805
Zhang Taiyan 章太炎 (1869-1936), scholar, journalist, revolutionary and leading intellectual around the time of the Xinhai revolution
Tao Zongyi (c. 1329-1410), Yuan dynasty scholar
Zhang Pu (1602-1641), Ming dynasty scholar and prolific writer, proponent of 複社|复社 cultural renewal movement, author of Five tombstone inscriptions 五人墓碑記|五人墓碑记
literati / scholar
Wang Fuzhi (1619-1692), wide-ranging scholar of the Ming-Qing transition
Zhengzitong, Chinese character dictionary with 33,549 entries, edited by Ming scholar Zhang Zilie 張自烈|张自烈 in 17th century
Yu Dan (1965-), female scholar, writer, educator and TV presenter
Wei Yuan (1794-1857), Qing dynasty thinker, historian and scholar
scholars tend to disparage one another (idiom)
Li Ao (774-836), Tang dynasty scholar and writer, colleague of Han Yu 韓愈|韩愈 in promoting classical writing 古文運動|古文运动
Shao Yong (1011-1077), Northern Song poet and Rationalist scholar 理學家|理学家
official / scholar (old)
lit. the scholar buys a donkey (idiom); fig. long-winded verbiage that never gets to the point / idiom mocking scholastic pomposity
Yu Yinglong, Yuan dynasty scholar, collaborated on the geographical encyclopedia Dayuan Dayi Tongzhi 大元大一統誌|大元大一统志
philosophical book by Song dynasty scholar Zhou Dunyi 周敦頤|周敦颐, starting from an interpretation of the Book of Changes
Professor Ibrahim Gambari (1944-), Nigerian scholar and diplomat, ambassador to UN 1990-1999, UN envoy to Burma from 2007
learned scholar
Former Han dynasty school of Confucian scholars
worthless scholar / useless wretch
beautiful lady, gifted scholar (idiom) / pair of ideal lovers
brilliant young man / talented young scholar
Jamal al-Din ibn Muhammad al-Najjari (13th century), famous Persian astronomer and scholar who served Khubilai Khan 忽必烈 from c. 1260
Former Han dynasty school of Confucian scholars
scholar's rock (one of the naturally-eroded, fantastically-shaped rocks put on display indoors or in gardens in China)
Ngawang Choephel (1966-), Tibetan musicologist and dissident, Fullbright scholar (1993-1994), jailed 1995-2002 then released to US
Chen Renxi (1581-1636), late Ming scholar and prolific author
Wang Daiyu (1584-1670), Hui Islamic scholar of the Ming-Qing transition
Yang Shouren (1912-2005), PRC agricultural scientist / Yang Shouren (16th century), Ming dynasty scholar
Zhang Zilie (1597-1673), Ming dynasty scholar, author of Zhengzitong 正字通
Great European Scholar (honorific title of Matteo Ricci)
"the four classes" of ancient China, i.e. scholars, farmers, artisans, and merchants
Zhang Dai (1597-c. 1684), late Ming scholar
experienced scholar / old expert in the field
Li Fang (925-996), scholar between Tang and Song dynasties, author of fictional history
scholars of various talents (idiom)
surname Ashrawi / Hanan Daoud Khalil Ashrawi (1946-), Palestinian scholar and political activist
everyday robe worn at home in ancient times / robe worn by priests, monks and scholars
The Scholars, Qing dynasty novel by Wu Jingzi 吳敬梓|吴敬梓, an extended satire on the Imperial Examination system
Ke Shaomin (1850-1933), scholar, author of New History of the Yuan Dynasty 新元史
Ngawang Choepel (Tibetan, Fulbright scholar)
distinguished assembly (of scholars)

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