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   FlashCard of the Chinese Character 书
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Prononciation
Mandarin shū
Entry Methods
Pinyin shu1
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戈木尸
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Level 1
 shū book / letter / document / CL:本[ben3],冊|册[ce4],部[bu4] / to write
Results beginning with 书
 shū kù a store room for books / fig. an erudite person / the Bibliotheca and Epitome of pseudo-Apollodorus
 shū ji secretary (chief official of a branch of a socialist or communist party) / clerk / scribe
 shū jí books / works
 shū diàn bookstore / CL:家[jia1]
 shū míng name of a book / reputation as calligrapher
 shū miàn in writing / written
 shū qiān bookmark / CL:張|张[zhang1]
 shū fǎ calligraphy / handwriting / penmanship
 shū mù booklist / bibliography / title catalogue / CL:本[ben3]
 shū kān books and publications
 shū xiě to write
 shū píng book review / book notice
 shū shēng scholar / intellectual / egghead
 shū jià bookshelf / CL:個|个[ge4]
 shū fáng study (room) / studio / CL:間|间[jian1]
 shū huà painting and calligraphy
 shū yè page of a book
 shū yuàn academy of classical learning (Tang Dynasty - Qing Dynasty)
 shū běn book / CL:本[ben3]
 shū bāo schoolbag / satchel / CL:個|个[ge4],隻|只[zhi1]
 shū xìn letter / epistle
 shū zhuō desk / CL:張|张[zhang1]
 shū xiāng literary reputation
 shū jú bookstore / publishing house
 shū shè a reading group / press (i.e. publishing house)
 shū guì bookcase
 shū zhāi study (room)
 shū guǎn teashop with performance by 評書|评书 / story tellers / (attached to name of publishing houses) / (in former times) private school / library (of classic texts)
 shū bào papers and books
稿 shū gǎo manuscript of a book
 shū juàn volume / scroll
 shū chóng bookworm
 shū zhèng written evidence
 shū chú bookcase
 shū àn writing desk / official record
 shū tǐ calligraphic style / font
 shū tán the calligraphic community
 shū pí book cover / book jacket
 Shū jīng the Book of History, one of the Five Classics of Confucianism 五經|五经[Wu3 jing1], a compendium of documents which make up the oldest extant texts of Chinese history, from legendary times down to the time of Confucius, also known as 尚書經|尚书经[Shang4 shu1 jing1], 尚書|尚书[Shang4 shu1], 書|书[Shu1]
 Shū shèng great calligraphy master / the Sage of Calligraphy, traditional reference to Wang Xizhi 王羲之[Wang2 Xi1 zhi1] (303-361)
 shū tíng book kiosk
 shū bǎn (writing) tablet
 shū dàng bookend
 shū dú letter / wooden writing strips (arch.) / general term for letters and documents
 shū dù bookworm (literal and figurative) / book louse / pedant
 shū fēng calligraphic style
 shū hán letter / correspondence / slipcase
 shū huì calligraphy society / village school (old) / literary society (old)
 shū jǐ spine of a book
 shū jì extant work of a calligrapher
 shū jiǎn variant of 書簡|书简[shu1 jian3]
 shū jiǎn (literary) letter
 shū jiǎo corner of a page
 shū méi header / top margin on a page
 shū qiè bookcase
 shū tí book title
 shū yuē book contract
 shū zhá letter
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 shū fǎ jiā calligrapher
 shū ji chù secretariat
 shū huà jiā calligrapher and painter
 shū dāi zi bookworm / pedant / bookish fool
 shū juàn qì scholarly flavor / educated appearance
 shū míng hào Chinese guillemet 《》(punct. used for names of books etc)
 shū bào tān News-Stand
 shū guǎn r teashop with performance by 評書|评书 / story tellers
 shū huà zhān felt desk pad for calligraphy
 shū jì guān law clerk
 shū ji guān clerk of a law court
 shū juàn jiǎng presidential award (received by university students in Taiwan for academic excellence)
 shū miàn yǔ written language
 shū pí r erhua variant of 書皮|书皮[shu1 pi2]
 shū xìn jí collected letters
 shū bù jìn yán I have much more to say than can be written in this letter (conventional letter ending) (idiom)
 shū xiāng mén dì family with a literary reputation (idiom) / literary family
  Registry
  wtitten censure
  paper submission
 shū jì guān zhǎng registrar
 shū miàn xǔ kě written permission / written authorization
 shū miàn zhèng cí affidavit
 shū miàn zhèng jù documentary evidence
 shū xiě fú hào writing symbol
 shū xiě yǔ yán written language
  Office of the Registrar
 shū běn zhuāng dìng yuán book-binder
 shū xiě bù néng zhèng agraphia
  Written Exercise System
  Registry Advisory Section on Legal and Policy Matters / Registry Advisory Section
 shū běn zhuāng dìng jī cào zuò yuán Binding Machine Operator
  Registry Legal Support Unit
 shū zhōng zì yǒu huáng jīn wū , shū zhōng zì yǒu yán rú yù lit. in books are sumptuous houses and graceful ladies (proverb) / fig. be diligent in your studies, success and glory will follow
Approximate Results for 书
K书 K shū to cram (Taiwan, from Taiwanese khè / su 齧書, lit. to gnaw a book) / to study / see also 啃書|啃书[ken3 shu1]
 tú shū books (in a library or bookstore) / CL:本[ben3],冊|册[ce4],部[bu4]
 zhèng shū credentials / certificate
 dú shū to read a book / to study / to attend school
 quán shū entire book / unabridged book / entire multi-volume work / comprehensive volume
 mì shū secretary
 kàn shū to read / to study
 cóng shū a series of books / a collection of books
 xīn shū new book
 wén shū document / official correspondence / secretary / secretariat
 qíng shū love letter
 shàng shū high official / government minister
 shàng shū to write a letter (to the authorities) / to present a petition
 niàn shū to read / to study
 jiāo shū to teach (in a school)
 cáng shū to collect books / library collection
 bǎn shū to write on the blackboard / writing on the blackboard
 jiè shū borrow books
 tiān shū imperial edict / heavenly book (superstition) / obscure or illegible writing / double dutch
 chū shū to publish books
 biāo shū bid or tender submission or delivery / bid or tender document
 yí shū posthumous writing / testament / suicide note / ancient literature
 píng shū pingshu, a folk art where a single performer narrates stories from history or fiction
 lì shū clerical script / official script (Chinese calligraphic style)
 shǐ shū history book
 jiù shū second-hand book / old book / ancient book
 gǔ shū ancient book / old book
 jīng shū classic books in Confucianism / scriptures / sutras
 bèi shū to repeat a lesson / to learn by heart / to endorse a check
 Shī Shū the Book of Songs 詩經|诗经[Shi1 jing1] and the Book of History 書經|书经[Shu1 jing1]
 Hàn shū History of the Former Han Dynasty, second of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史[Er4 shi2 si4 Shi3], composed by Ban Gu 班固[Ban1 Gu4] in 82 during Eastern Han (later Han), 100 scrolls
 zhào shū edict / written imperial order
 xíng shū running script / semi-cursive script (Chinese calligraphic style)
 chéng shū publication / a book's first appearance
 cǎo shū grass script / cursive script (Chinese calligraphic style)
 kǎi shū regular script (Chinese calligraphic style)
 shuō shū folk art consisting of storytelling to music
 shǒu shū to write personally / personal letter
 zhù shū to write a book
 zhàn shū written war challenge
 bīng shū a book on the art of war
 kěn shū lit. to gnaw a book / to study / to cram
 cí shū dictionary / encyclopedia
 pìn shū letter of appointment / contract
 huán shū return books
 guó shū credentials (of a diplomat) / documents exchanged between nations / national or dynastic history book
 yī shū medical book
 zhī shū 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
 jìn shū banned book
 xuè shū letter written in one's own blood, expressing determination, hatred, last wishes etc
 Sì shū Four Books, namely: the Great Learning 大學|大学, the Doctrine of the Mean 中庸, the Analects of Confucius 論語|论语, and Mencius 孟子
 jí shū to scribble rapidly
 zhuàn shū seal script (Chinese calligraphic style)
 Jìn shū History of the Jin Dynasty, fifth of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史[Er4 shi2 si4 Shi3], compiled under Fang Xuanling 房玄齡|房玄龄[Fang2 Xuan2 ling2] in 648 during Tang Dynasty 唐朝[Tang2 chao2], 130 scrolls
 lèi shū book by category
 dài shū to write for sb else / a lawyer who writes legal documents for his clients
 xián shū light reading
 tīng shū to listen to stories / to listen to performance of 說書|说书 / storytelling
 huáng shū pornographic book
 Wèi shū History of Wei of the Northern Dynasties, tenth of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史[Er4 shi2 si4 Shi3], compiled by Wei Shou 魏收[Wei4 Shou1] in 554 during Northern Qi Dynasty 北齊|北齐[Bei3 Qi2], 114 scrolls
 tóu shū to deliver / to send a letter / a letter (of complaint, opinion etc)
 dàn shū proviso / qualifying clause
 wěi shū forged book / book of dubious authenticity / misattributed book / Apocrypha
 Suí shū History of the Sui Dynasty, thirteenth of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史[Er4 shi2 si4 Shi3], compiled under Wei Zheng 魏徵|魏征[Wei4 Zheng1] in 636 during Tang Dynasty, 85 scrolls
 Zhōu shū History of Zhou of the Northern Dynasties, twelfth of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史[Er4 shi2 si4 Shi3], compiled under Linghu Defen 令狐德棻[Ling2 hu2 De2 fen1] in 636 during Tang Dynasty, 50 scrolls
 hūn shū (old) marriage contract
 bǎo shū treasured book
 Sòng shū History of Song of the Southern Dynasties 南朝宋[Nan2 chao2 Song4] or Liu Song 劉宋|刘宋[Liu2 Song4], sixth of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史[Er4 shi2 si4 Shi3], compiled by Shen Yue 沈約|沈约[Shen2 Yue4] in 488 during Liang of the Southern Dynasties 南朝梁[Nan2 chao2 Liang2], 100 scrolls / (not to be confused with 宋史[Song4 shi3])
 fén shū to burn the books (one of the crimes of the first Emperor in 212 BC)
 Táng shū same as 舊唐書|旧唐书[Jiu4 Tang2 shu1], History of the Early Tang Dynasty, sixteenth of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史[Er4 shi2 si4 Shi3], compiled under Liu Xu 劉昫|刘昫[Liu2 Xu4] in 945 during Later Jin 後晉|后晋[Hou4 Jin4] of the Five Dynasties, 200 scrolls
 tōng shū almanac
 yín shū obscene book / pornography
 liù shū Six Methods of forming Chinese characters, according to Han dictionary Shuowen 說文|说文 / - namely, two primary methods: 象形 / (pictogram), 指事 / (ideogram), two compound methods: 會意|会意 / (combined ideogram), 形聲|形声 / (ideogram plus phonetic), and two transfer methods: 假借 / (loan), 轉注|转注 / (transfer)
 Liáng shū History of Liang of the Southern Dynasties, eighth of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史[Er4 shi2 si4 Shi3], compiled by Yao Silian 姚思廉[Yao2 Si1 lian2] in 636 during Tang dynasty, 56 scrolls
 zhēn shū regular script (Chinese calligraphic style)
 Chén shū History of Chen of the Southern Dynasties, ninth of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史[Er4 shi2 si4 Shi3], compiled by Yao Silian 姚思廉[Yao2 Si1 lian2] in 636 during Tang dynasty, 36 scrolls
 dì shū writing on the ground with a large brush dipped in water
 Fàn shū Brahmana, ancient Hindu texts
 Fó shū Buddhist texts / scripture
 hóng shū Red Book
 K shū to cram (Taiwan, from Taiwanese khè / su 齧書, lit. to gnaw a book) / to study / see also 啃書|啃书[ken3 shu1]
 lián shū to write without lifting one's pen from the paper / (in the Romanization of Chinese) to write two or more syllables together as a single word (not separated by spaces)
 Liǎn shū Facebook
 mò shū to write from memory
 nu:3 shū / Shu writing, a phonetic syllabary for Yao ethnic group 瑶族 / 瑤族 / dialect designed and used by women in Jiangyong county 江永縣|江永县 / in southern Hunan
 qín shū traditional art form, consisting of sung story telling with musical accompaniment
 Qí shū History of Qi of the Southern Dynasties, seventh of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史[Er4 shi2 si4 Shi3], compiled by Xiao Zixian 蕭子顯|萧子显[Xiao1 Zi3 xian3] in 537 during Liang of the Southern Dynasties 南朝梁[Nan2 chao2 Liang2], 59 scrolls / usually 南齊書|南齐书[Nan2 Qi2 shu1] to distinguish from Northern Qi
 tǐ shū calligraphic style
 xù shū sequel / continuation of a book
 yùn shū rhyming dictionary / traditional Chinese phonetic dictionary with words ordered first by four tones 四聲|四声 / then rhyme 韻|韵 / (i.e. medial consonant and final)
 zhèng shū regular script (Chinese calligraphic style)
 zhí shū to record faithfully
 zhòu shū seal script used throughout the pre-Han period
 Zhú shū Buddhist texts (archaic) / scripture
 zì shū character book (i.e. school primer)
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 tú shū guǎn library / CL:家[jia1],個|个[ge4]
 shuō míng shū (technical) manual / (book of) directions / synopsis (of a play or film) / specification (patent) / CL:本[ben3]
 diàn zi shū electronic book / e-book / e-book reader
 mì shū zhǎng secretary-general
 fù shū ji deputy secretary
 tōng zhī shū letter of convocation
 jiào kē shū textbook / CL:本[ben3]
 zǒng shū ji general secretary (of the Communist Party)
 shēn qǐng shū application / application form / petition (to higher authorities)
 xié yì shū contract / protocol
 cān kǎo shū reference book
 bào gào shū written report
 wěi tuō shū commission / proxy / power of attorney / authorization / warrant
 bái pí shū white paper (e.g. containing proposals for new legislation) / white book
 chàng yì shū written proposal / document outlining an initiative
 mì shū chù Secretariat
 dú shū rén scholar / intellectual
 gōng jù shū reference book (such as dictionary, almanac, gazetteer etc)
 zhèng míng shū certificate
 chàng xiāo shū best-seller / best-selling book / blockbuster
  Judgment
  opinion piece
 yì dìng shū protocol / treaty
  recognizance
 yì xiàng shū letter of intent (LOI) (commerce)
  statement of commitment
 qǐ sù shū indictment (law) / statement of charges (law)
 lán pí shū an official report (e.g. governmental)
 dú shū huì study group
 què rèn shū apostille
 Hòu Hàn shū History of Eastern Han (later Han), third of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史[Er4 shi2 si4 Shi3], composed by Fan Ye 範曄|范晔[Fan4 Ye4] in 445 during Song of the Southern Dynasties 南朝宋[Nan2 chao2 Song4], 120 scrolls
 xiǎo rén shū children's picture story book / CL:本[ben3]
 pī zhǔn shū instrument of ratification
 Hóng bǎo shū the "Little Red Book" of selected writings of Mao Zedong (refers to 毛主席語錄|毛主席语录[Mao2 Zhu3 xi2 Yu3 lu4])
 tuī jiàn shū recommendation letter
 jiè shū zhèng library card
 Jiù Táng shū History of the Early Tang Dynasty, sixteenth of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史[Er4 shi2 si4 Shi3], compiled under Liu Xu 劉昫|刘昫[Liu2 Xu4] in 945 during Later Jin 後晉|后晋[Hou4 Jin4] of the Five Dynasties, 200 scrolls
 shèng xián shū holy book
 Xīn Táng shū History of the Later Tang Dynasty, seventeenth of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史[Er4 shi2 si4 Shi3], compiled under Ouyang Xiu 歐陽修|欧阳修[Ou1 yang2 Xiu1] and Song Qi 宋祁[Song4 Qi2] in 1060 during Northern Song 北宋[Bei3 Song4], 225 scrolls
 dìng shū jī stapler / stapling machine / bookbinding machine / CL:臺|台[tai2]
 yǒu shēng shū audiobook
 huǐ guò shū written repentance
 jiāo shū jiàng hack teacher / pedagogue
 qǐng yuàn shū petition
 zhāo biāo shū request for proposal
 zhāo gǔ shū prospectus (setting out share offer) / offering circular
 cáng shū piào bookplate
 shàng shū láng ancient official title
 Běi Qí shū History of Qi of the Northern Dynasties, eleventh of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史[Er4 shi2 si4 Shi3], compiled by Li Baiyao 李百藥|李百药[Li3 Bai3 yao4] in 636 during Tang Dynasty, 50 scrolls
 diào shū dài lit. to drop a bag of books (idiom) / fig. to drop quotations to appear learned / to quote classical texts as a parade of erudition
  Deputy Secretary
  letter of appointment
 bā háng shū formal recommendation letter in eight columns
 bái yín shū valuable book decorated with silver, gold and jewels etc, commonly regarded as a disguised form of bribe
 bāo shū pí book cover

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