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(lead) pencil / CL: , , 桿|杆
notebook (stationery) / CL: / notebook (computing)
  *笔* | 笔* | *笔
pen / pencil / writing brush / to write or compose / the strokes of Chinese characters / classifier for sums of money, deals / CL: ,
to take down (in writing) / notes / a type of literature consisting mainly of short sketches / CL:
strokes of a Chinese character
writings / writing style
the author / the writer
pen name / pseudonym
written examination / paper test (for an applicant)
the wording and purport of what one writes
Crayon Shin-chan (クレヨンしんちゃん), Japanese manga and anime series popular in China
painting brush
fountain pen / CL:
writing brush / CL: ,
to write / to do the actual writing
pen and ink / words / writing
sth written or painted in one's own hand / (of a writer, calligrapher or painter) skill / style / hand / (fig.) style shown in spending money, handling business etc / scale
abbr. of 五筆字型|五笔字型, five stroke input method for Chinese characters by numbered strokes, invented by Wang Yongmin 王永民 in 1983
to put down in writing / to take down notes / transcript / record
felt-tip pen / roller ball pen / gel ink pen
variant of 筆畫|笔画
stroke order (when writing Chinese character)
to have difficulty remembering how to write Chinese characters
pen container / brush pot
chalk / CL: ,
eyebrow pencil (cosmetics)
perfectly straight / straight as a ramrod / bolt upright
ballpoint pen / CL: ,
to do a sum in writing / written calculation
to put pen to paper
talented, gifted or ingenious writing
to take up one's pen / to start to write
nib / pen point / the tip of a writing brush or pencil
in one's own handwriting
foreshadowing (literary device) / foretaste of material to come (in essay or story)
gongbi, traditional Chinese painting method characterized by meticulous brush technique and detailed description
Dream Pool Essays by Shen Kuo 沈括, book on various fields of knowledge, the first to describe the magnetic needle compass
pen rack / pen-holder
brush stroke in Chinese painting and calligraphy / brushwork / style of drawing or writing
to put pen to paper / pen mark
eyeliner (cosmetics)
pencil sharpener (blade-only type)
a form of automatic writing in which two or more participants hold a single pen over a sheet of paper and invite a spirit to write answers to their questions / a spirit so invited
laser pointer
technique of writing / calligraphy / or drawing
ability to write / writing skill / written / in written form
written translation
writing brush and ink stone
lit. divine pen / fig. outstanding writing
the shaft of a pen or writing brush / pen-holder / pen
gifted or skillful writing
pen pal
to communicate by means of written notes (instead of speaking) / to publish one's opinion (e.g. as part of a scholarly dialogue) / (in book titles) essays / sketches
quill pen
the palest ink is better than the best memory (idiom)
(standing) very straight / straight as a ramrod / bolt upright / well-ironed / trim
words written on one’s deathbed / an artist's final work / swansong
a faulty stroke in calligraphy or painting / a faulty expression in writing
the tip of a writing brush / vigor of style in writing / stroke / touch
(of writing) tone / style
vigor of strokes in calligraphy or drawing / vigor of style in literary composition
to write on behalf of sb / to ghostwrite
to make a living by writing / to write (as an author)
to write off at one stroke
PEN (association of writers)
to put pen to paper
to lay down the pen and take up the sword (idiom) / to join the military (esp. of educated person)
to write at a tremendous speed
to write without lifting one's pen from the paper
writing up of official or judicial documents / pettifoggery
to stop one's pen / to break off writing / final remarks (at the end of a book or article)
vertical stroke (in Chinese characters)
to condemn in speech and in writing (idiom) / to denounce by word and pen
the idea is present before the first stroke of the brush, when the last stroke is placed the idea shines through
to take notes
a slip of a pen / CL: 處|处
marker pen (loanword)
the cap of a pen, pencil or writing brush / the sheath of a pen (made of cloth, silk or thread)
the cap of a pen, pencil, or writing brush
to start learning as a poet / to write one's first (poem, essay etc)
light pen
to put down the pen / to stop writing
beautiful or talented writing
laser pointer (Tw)
to start writing or painting (lit. "wet the brush")
remuneration for literary or artistic work
to write elegantly
written evidence, as opposed to oral evidence 口供
ballpoint pen / also written 圓珠筆|圆珠笔
my clumsy writing (humble expr.) / my humble pen
written polemics
to blot out at one stroke / to reject out of hand / to deny without a hearing
to stop writing or painting / to leave off writing midway
notebook (computer) / CL: 臺|台,
superfluous words (in writing) / superfluous strokes (in calligraphy)

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