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charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *墨* | 墨* | *墨
surname Mo / abbr. for 墨西哥, Mexico
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *墨* | 墨* | *墨
ink stick / China ink / CL: 塊|块 / corporal punishment consisting of tattooing characters on the victim's forehead
Four Treasures of the Study, namely 筆|笔, , 紙|纸 and 硯|砚 / the essentials of calligraphy and scholarship (idiom)
various sages / refers to the classical schools of thought, e.g. Confucianism represented by Confucius 孔子 and Mencius 孟子, Daoism by Laozi 老子 and Zhuangzi 莊子|庄子, Mohism by Mozi 墨子, Legalism by Sunzi 孫子|孙子 and Han Feizi 韓非子|韩非子, and numerous others
imperial five punishments of feudal China, up to Han times: tattooing characters on the forehead , cutting off the nose , amputation of one or both feet , castration 宮|宫, execution 大辟 / Han dynasty onwards: whipping , beating the legs and buttocks with rough thorns , forced labor , exile or banishment , capital punishment
(idiom) to display one's facility with words / to show off one's literary skills / (original meaning) to pervert the law by playing with legal phraseology ( was a reference to 繩墨|绳墨)
various sages and ten schools of thought / refers to the classical schools of thought, e.g. Confucianism represented by Confucius 孔子 and Mencius 孟子, Daoism by Laozi 老子 and Zhuangzi 莊子|庄子, Mohism by Mozi 墨子, Legalism by Sunzi 孫子|孙子 and Han Feizi 韓非子|韩非子, and numerous others


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