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Chinese Character for Talent and Ability: Cái (才)

The Chinese character 才 (cái) is a pictogram that depicts a sprouting plant. As a noun and an adjective, the character refers to ability, talent, or endowment. Terms combining 才 with other characters include 才能 […]

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Chinese Characters: Study (學)

The character 學 (xué), which means to study or learn, originated from the early Oracle bone script that was largely pictographic. The early composition of the character 學 indicated its original meaning—a study hall or […]