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


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