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  *撇* | 撇* | *撇
to throw / to cast / left-slanting downward brush stroke (calligraphy)
  *策* | 策* | *策
policy / plan / scheme / bamboo slip for writing (old) / to whip (a horse) / to encourage / riding crop with sharp spines (old) / essay written for the imperial examinations (old) / upward horizontal stroke in calligraphy
line (in drawing, calligraphy etc) / the lines or contours of a three-dimensional object (hairstyle, clothing, car etc)
copy (of a document) / book with model calligraphy for copying
graffiti / scrawl / poor calligraphy / to write badly / to scribble
calligraphy / handwriting / penmanship
painting and calligraphy
  *軸* | 軸* | *軸
axis / axle / spool (for thread) / roller (for scrolls) / classifier for calligraphy rolls etc
person who writes articles - newspapers, magazines, blogs (informal) / scribe / copyist / a talented writer of articles or of calligraphy
like a heavenly steed, soaring across the skies (idiom) / (of writing, calligraphy etc) bold and imaginative / unconstrained in style
the strokes of a character / calligraphy and painting
calligraphy society / village school (old) / literary society (old)
to copy (a model of calligraphy or painting etc)
brush stroke in Chinese painting and calligraphy / brushwork / style of drawing or writing
technique of writing / calligraphy / or drawing
Wang Xizhi (303-361), famous calligrapher of Eastern Jin, known as the sage of calligraphy 書聖|书圣
the Confucian Six Arts, namely: rites or etiquette 禮|礼 (禮儀|礼仪), music 樂|乐 (音樂|音乐), archery (射箭), charioteering (駕車|驾车), calligraphy or literacy 書|书 (識字|识字), mathematics or reckoning 數|数 (計算|计算) / another name for the Six Classics 六經|六经
copybook (for calligraphy)
authentic (painting or calligraphy) / genuine work (of famous artist)
to trace over / to copy (a calligraphy model) / facsimile / (fig.) to depict / to portray
strength / vigorous (calligraphy)
flamboyant or bold cursive calligraphy (idiom)
one word worth a thousand in gold (idiom) / (in praise of a piece of writing or calligraphy) each character is perfect / each word is highly valued
as a lotus flower breaking the surface (idiom); surpassingly beautiful (of young lady's face or old gentleman's calligraphy)
old / aged / (of calligraphy or painting) vigorous / forceful
Four Treasures of the Study, namely 筆|笔, , 紙|纸 and 硯|砚 / the essentials of calligraphy and scholarship (idiom)
strength of character / vigorous style (of calligraphy)
hanging scroll (calligraphy or painting)
to correct an erroneously written character / regular script (calligraphy) / standard form (of a character or spelling)
a faulty stroke in calligraphy or painting / a faulty expression in writing
variant of 塗鴉|涂鸦 / graffiti / scrawl / poor calligraphy / to write badly / to scribble
the four arts (zither, Go, calligraphy, painting) / the accomplishments of a well-educated person
wall scroll (for painting or calligraphy) / banner
brush stroke to the side (calligraphy) / fig. side stroke / lateral thinking
sb whose calligraphy serves as a model
suave / graceful / fluent and elegant (calligraphy)
to trace over / to take a copy (of a calligraphy, a painting etc) / (fig.) to describe / to portray
lit. moving clouds and flowing water (idiom) / fig. very natural and flowing style of calligraphy, writing, etc / natural and unforced
great calligraphy master / the Sage of Calligraphy, traditional reference to Wang Xizhi 王羲之 (303-361)
to practice calligraphy from a model
fine paper made from bamboo, used for calligraphy, painting etc / also written 毛邊|毛边
Yan Style (in Chinese calligraphy)
ink marks / original calligraphy or painting of famous person
  *趯* | 趯* | *趯
to jump / way of stroke in calligraphy
to create a work of calligraphy for display in a prominent place (typically, a sign)
to copy (a model of calligraphy or painting)
vigor of strokes in calligraphy or drawing / vigor of style in literary composition
wonderful / beautiful (calligraphy)
bone structure and physiognomy / the strength observed in brushstrokes (Chinese calligraphy)
posthumous (painting, calligraphy, prose etc)
Cheng Miao, a jailer-turned-prisoner in the Qin dynasty who created the clerical style of Chinese calligraphy
felt desk pad for calligraphy
(of calligraphy) full of power and grace
lit. not even one stroke is negligent (idiom) / fig. to write characters (calligraphy) in which every stroke is placed perfectly
lit. firebird soars, phoenix alights (idiom); fig. exquisite bold calligraphy / fig. marriage breaks up / fig. scholar unsuccessful
superfluous words (in writing) / superfluous strokes (in calligraphy)
handsome (of people) / graceful (of calligraphy)
vertical scroll (painting or calligraphy) / vertical shaft (of a machine)
water pot or goblet (for Chinese calligraphy)
felt desk pad for calligraphy

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