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painting and calligraphy
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *撇* | 撇* | *撇
to throw / to cast / left-slanting downward brush stroke (calligraphy)
HSK 6
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *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
HSK 6
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *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
vertical scroll (painting or calligraphy) / vertical shaft (of a machine)
the strokes of a character / calligraphy and painting
like a heavenly steed, soaring across the skies (idiom) / (of writing, calligraphy etc) bold and imaginative / unconstrained in style
calligraphy society / village school (old) / literary society (old)
brush stroke in Chinese painting and calligraphy / brushwork / style of drawing or writing
technique of writing / calligraphy / or drawing
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)
flamboyant or bold cursive calligraphy (idiom)
authentic (painting or calligraphy) / genuine work (of famous artist)
to create a work of calligraphy for display in a prominent place (typically, a sign)
to trace over / to copy (a calligraphy model) / facsimile / (fig.) to depict / to portray
fine paper made from bamboo, used for calligraphy, painting etc / also written 毛邊|毛边
to copy (a model of calligraphy or painting etc)
strength / vigorous (calligraphy)
Wang Xizhi (303-361), famous calligrapher of Eastern Jin, known as the sage of calligraphy 書聖|书圣
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)
hanging scroll (calligraphy or painting)
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
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
strength of character / vigorous style (of calligraphy)
sb whose calligraphy serves as a model
as a lotus flower breaking the surface (idiom); surpassingly beautiful (of young lady's face or old gentleman's calligraphy)
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
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
to practice calligraphy from a model
great calligraphy master / the Sage of Calligraphy, traditional reference to Wang Xizhi 王羲之 (303-361)
Yan Style (in Chinese calligraphy)
ink marks / original calligraphy or painting of famous person
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *趯* | 趯* | *趯
to jump / way of stroke in calligraphy
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
handsome (of people) / graceful (of calligraphy)
superfluous words (in writing) / superfluous strokes (in calligraphy)
felt desk pad for calligraphy
water pot or goblet (for Chinese calligraphy)


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