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  *書* | 書* | *書
book / letter / document / CL: , 冊|册, / to write
credentials / certificate
(Tw) to cram (from Taiwanese 齧書, Tai-lo pr. [khè su], lit. to gnaw a book) / to study / see also 啃書|啃书
document / official correspondence / secretary / secretariat
  *書* | 書* | *書
abbr. for 書經|书经
to read a book / to study / to attend school
books (in a library or bookstore) / CL: , 冊|册,
(technical) manual / (book of) directions / synopsis (of a play or film) / specification (patent) / CL:
electronic book / e-book / e-book reader
encyclopedia / CL: ,
reference book (such as dictionary, almanac, gazetteer etc)
textbook / CL:
dictionary / encyclopedia
best-seller / best-selling book / blockbuster
to read / to study
white paper (e.g. containing proposals for new legislation) / white book
application / application form / petition (to higher authorities)
love letter
to collect books / library collection
to write for sb else / a lawyer who writes legal documents for his clients
affidavit / written pledge
reference book
to listen to stories / to listen to performance of 說書|说书 storytelling
pingshu, a folk art where a single performer narrates stories from history or fiction
to recite a text from memory / to learn a text by heart / to back / to endorse (a political candidate, product, check etc) / backing / endorsement
to deliver / to send a letter / a letter (of complaint, opinion etc)
imperial edict / heavenly book (superstition) / obscure or illegible writing / double dutch
folk art consisting of storytelling to music
proviso / qualifying clause
commission / proxy / power of attorney / authorization / warrant
Epistle of St Paul to the Romans
a series of books / a collection of books
History of Qi of the Southern Dynasties, seventh of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史, compiled by Xiao Zixian 蕭子顯|萧子显 in 537 during Liang of the Southern Dynasties 南朝梁, 59 scrolls / usually 南齊書|南齐书 to distinguish from Northern Qi
recommendation letter
pornographic book
indictment (law) / statement of charges (law)
prospectus (setting out share offer) / offering circular
publication / a book's first appearance
Book of Isaiah
Siku Quanshu (collection of books compiled during Qing dynasty)
second-hand book / old book / ancient book
Epistle of St Paul to the Hebrews
First epistle of St Paul to the Corinthians
letter of intent (LOI) (commerce)
written notice
medical book
Second epistle of St Paul to the Corinthians
written war challenge
Book of Jeremiah
letter of appointment / contract
First Epistle of Peter (in New Testament)
Epistle of St Paul to the Galatians
Ecclesiastes (biblical book of sermons)
diploma (for a degree) / degree certificate
Epistle of St Paul to the Colossians
Book of Daniel
entire book / unabridged book / entire multi-volume work / comprehensive volume
the Book of Songs 詩經|诗经 and the Book of History 書經|书经
(PRC) (since 1985) graduation certificate, which certifies that the student has graduated, but not necessarily met all requirements to be awarded a degree certificate 學位證書|学位证书 / (1981-1985) graduation certificate, which certified that the student graduated, and, if it included a final sentence indicating a degree type, also certified that the student met all the requirements for a degree
First epistle of St John
Book of Ezekiel
to write personally / personal letter
admission notice (delivered by a university)
same as 書經|书经 Book of History
high official / government minister
History of the Jin Dynasty, fifth of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史, compiled under Fang Xuanling 房玄齡|房玄龄 in 648 during Tang Dynasty 唐朝, 130 scrolls
Book of Haggai
branch secretary / secretary of a branch of the Communist Party or the Communist Youth League / abbr. for 支部書記|支部书记
Book of Nahum
clerical script / official script (Chinese calligraphic style)
classic books in Confucianism / scriptures / sutras
regular script (Chinese calligraphic style)
Second Epistle of Peter (in New Testament)
Director of Board of Rites (Confucian)
Book of Jonah
posthumous writing / testament / suicide note / ancient literature
a book on the art of war
History of the Former Han Dynasty, second of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史, composed by Ban Gu 班固 in 82 during Eastern Han (later Han), 100 scrolls
Epistle of St Paul to the Ephesians
Book of Hosea
First epistle of St Paul to the Thessalonians
Book of Micah
History of Song of the Southern Dynasties 南朝宋 or Liu Song 劉宋|刘宋, sixth of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史, compiled by Shen Yue 沈約|沈约 in 488 during Liang of the Southern Dynasties 南朝梁, 100 scrolls / (not to be confused with 宋史)
to read / to study
Book of Habakkuk
Book of Malachi
letter of appointment
First epistle of St Paul to Timothy
written report
Epistle of St Jude (in New Testament)
Book of Obadiah
treasured book
Book of Zechariah
history book
Second epistle of St Paul to the Thessalonians

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