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  *筆* | 筆* | *筆
pen / pencil / writing brush / to write or compose / the strokes of Chinese characters / classifier for sums of money, deals / CL: ,
chalk / CL: ,
to take down (in writing) / notes / a type of literature consisting mainly of short sketches / CL:
notebook (computer) / CL: 臺|台,
notebook (computer)
strokes of a Chinese character
stroke order (when writing Chinese character)
Crayon Shin-chan (クレヨンしんちゃん), Japanese manga and anime series popular in China
notebook (stationery) / CL: / notebook (computing)
written examination / paper test (for an applicant)
(lead) pencil / CL: , , 桿|杆
variant of 筆畫|笔画
laptop / notebook (computer) / CL: 臺|台,
abbr. of 五筆字型|五笔字型, five stroke input method for Chinese characters by numbered strokes, invented by Wang Yongmin 王永民 in 1983
pen name / pseudonym
the author / the writer
fountain pen / CL:
pen container / brush pot
ballpoint pen / also written 圓珠筆|圆珠笔
stylus pen
painting brush
to put down in writing / to take down notes / transcript / record
the wording and purport of what one writes
in one's own handwriting
pencil case
laser pointer (Tw)
eyeliner (cosmetics)
eyebrow pencil (cosmetics)
writing brush / CL: ,
against the bristles (brush movement in painting)
writings / writing style
brush stroke in Chinese painting and calligraphy / brushwork / style of drawing or writing
stroke count (number of brushstrokes of a Chinese character)
marker pen (loanword)
mini laptop or notebook (computer) / netbook / CL: 臺|台,
pen and ink / words / writing
the cap of a pen, pencil or writing brush / the sheath of a pen (made of cloth, silk or thread)
mechanical pencil / propelling pencil
generic term for hard writing instruments such as quill pens, fountain pens, ball pens and pencils, as opposed to writing brushes
written translation
technique of writing / calligraphy / or drawing
pen rack / pen-holder
felt-tip pen / roller ball pen / gel ink pen
nib / pen point / the tip of a writing brush or pencil
foreshadowing (literary device) / foretaste of material to come (in essay or story)
pencil lead / refill (for a ball-point pen)
to write / to do the actual writing
rollerball pen
light pen
the shaft of a pen or writing brush / pen-holder / pen
sth written or painted in one's own hand / (of a writer, calligrapher or painter) skill / style / hand / (fig.) style shown in spending money, handling business etc / scale
gongbi, traditional Chinese painting method characterized by meticulous brush technique and detailed description
ballpoint pen / CL: ,
to take up one's pen / to start to write
to put pen to paper
whiteboard marker / dry-erase marker
pencil sharpener (mechanical or electric)
pen pal
a faulty stroke in calligraphy or painting / a faulty expression in writing
lit. divine pen / fig. outstanding writing
(permanent) marker (pen)
writing brush
written polemics
to wield the pen / to write
(standing) very straight / straight as a ramrod / bolt upright / well-ironed / trim
marker (loanword) / felt marker
written evidence, as opposed to oral evidence 口供
the brush stroke that dots in the eyes (idiom); fig. to add the vital finishing touch / the crucial point that brings the subject to life / a few words to clinch the point
erasable pen
to put pen to paper / pen mark
to write off at one stroke
a slip of a pen / CL: 處|处
talented, gifted or ingenious writing
highlighter (pen)
to take notes
(of writing) tone / style
Dream Pool Essays by Shen Kuo 沈括, book on various fields of knowledge, the first to describe the magnetic needle compass
PEN (association of writers)
to put pen to paper
to condemn in speech and in writing (idiom) / to denounce by word and pen
a straightforward honest account
penne pasta
laser pointer
writing up of official or judicial documents / pettifoggery
ability to write / writing skill / written / in written form
words written on one’s deathbed / an artist's final work / swansong
to write at a tremendous speed
to lay down the pen and take up the sword (idiom) / to join the military (esp. of educated person)
to start learning as a poet / to write one's first (poem, essay etc)
gifted or skillful writing
the cap of a pen, pencil, or writing brush
to move the pen / to start writing / putting pen to paper
Notes on a Minutely Observed Thatched Hut by Ji Yun 紀昀|纪昀, novel of the supernatural / The Thatched Study of Close Scrutiny
to write on behalf of sb / to ghostwrite
a form of automatic writing in which two or more participants hold a single pen over a sheet of paper and invite a spirit to write answers to their questions / a spirit so invited
to stop one's pen / to break off writing / final remarks (at the end of a book or article)

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