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Characters Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

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Mandarin/ ru2
Taiwan ju
Japanese ju / じゅ
 Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese scholar; Confucian
Japanese Confucianism; Confucianist; Chinese scholar
A scholar; learned. Confucian.

学生

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Japanese gakusei / gakuse / がくせい    gakushou;gakusou / gakusho;gakuso / がくしょう;がくそう Japanese student (esp. a university student); (1) (archaism) Heian-period student of government administration; (2) (archaism) Buddhist scholar; researcher at a Buddhist temple; person studying Buddhism; (3) (archaism) learning; scholarship; (personal name) Manabu

手不釋卷


手不释卷

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Mandarin shǒu bù shì juàn / shou3 bu4 shi4 juan4
Taiwan shou pu shih chüan
Chinese lit. always with a book in hand (idiom); fig. (of a student or scholar) diligent and hardworking

儒生

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Mandarin rú shēng / ru2 sheng1
Taiwan ju sheng
Japanese jusei / juse / じゅせい
Chinese Confucian scholar (old)
Japanese Confucian scholar

士大夫

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Mandarin shì dà fū / shi4 da4 fu1
Taiwan shih ta fu
Japanese shitaifu / したいふ
Chinese scholar officials
Japanese Chinese scholar-bureaucrat; Chinese scholar-official

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Mandarin shì / shi4
Taiwan shih
Japanese shi / し
Chinese member of the senior ministerial class (old); scholar (old); bachelor; honorific; soldier; noncommissioned officer; specialist worker; surname Shi
Japanese (1) man (esp. one who is well-respected); (2) (See 侍・1) samurai; (suffix noun) (3) person (in a certain profession, esp. licensed); member; (personal name) Mamoru; (personal name) Mamori; (given name) Toichi; (given name) Tsukou; (female given name) Tsukasa; (given name) Katsuhito; (given name) Osamu; (given name) Akira
A gentleman, scholar, officer; elite

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Mandarin huái / huai2
Taiwan huai
Japanese enju;enju / えんじゅ;エンジュ
Chinese Chinese scholar tree (Sophora japonica); Japanese pagoda tree
Japanese (kana only) Japanese pagoda tree (Sophora japonica); (surname) Saikachi; (given name) Kai; (surname, female given name) Enju; (surname) Enji; (surname) Ebisu

于丹

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Mandarin yú dān / yu2 dan1
Taiwan yü tan
Chinese Yu Dan (1965-), female scholar, writer, educator and TV presenter

俗儒

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Japanese zokuju / ぞくじゅ Japanese mediocre scholar

儒士

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Mandarin rú shì / ru2 shi4
Taiwan ju shih
Chinese a Confucian scholar

先学

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Japanese sengaku / せんがく Japanese (See 後学・1) academic predecessor; scholars of the past; senior scholar

劉向


刘向

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Mandarin liú xiàng / liu2 xiang4
Taiwan liu hsiang
Japanese ryuukou / ryuko / りゅうこう    ryuukyou / ryukyo / りゅうきょう
Chinese Liu Xiang (77-6 BC), Han Dynasty scholar and author
Japanese (personal name) Ryuukou; (personal name) Ryuukyou

博士

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Mandarin bó shì / bo2 shi4
Taiwan po shih
Japanese hakase(p);hakushi(p) / はかせ(P);はくし(P)
Chinese doctor; court academician (in feudal China); Ph.D.
Japanese (n,n-suf,adj-no) (1) (usu. はくし) doctorate; PhD; Dr (as a title); (2) (usu. はかせ) expert; learned person; (personal name) Hiroto; (male given name) Hiroshi; (given name) Hakase
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

名士

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Mandarin míng shì / ming2 shi4
Taiwan ming shih
Japanese meishi / meshi / めいし
Chinese famous scholar; worthy; celebrity, esp. distinguished literary person having no official post
Japanese celebrity; personage

士人

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Mandarin shì rén / shi4 ren2
Taiwan shih jen
Japanese shijin / しじん
Chinese scholar
Japanese (1) samurai; (2) person of extensive learning; person of great culture; person of superior social standing
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

士子

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Mandarin shì zǐ / shi4 zi3
Taiwan shih tzu
Japanese hitoko / ひとこ    shiko / しこ
Chinese official; scholar (old)
Japanese (female given name) Hitoko; (female given name) Shiko

大儒

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Japanese taiju / たいじゅ Japanese (1) great Confucian (scholar); (2) great scholar; person of great erudition

大方

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Mandarin dà fāng / da4 fang1
Taiwan ta fang
Japanese ookata / おおかた
Chinese generous; magnanimous; stylish; in good taste; easy-mannered; natural and relaxed; expert; scholar; mother earth; a type of green tea
Japanese (n-adv,n) perhaps; almost all; majority; (place-name, surname) Oogata; (place-name, surname) Ookata
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

学匠

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Japanese gakushou / gakusho / がくしょう Japanese (1) (See 学者・がくしゃ) scholar; (2) (See 学生・がくしょう・2) person studying Buddhism

学究

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Japanese gakkyuu / gakkyu / がっきゅう Japanese scholar; student

学者

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Japanese gakusha / がくしゃ Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) scholar

孫山


孙山

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Mandarin sūn shān / sun1 shan1
Taiwan sun shan
Japanese magoyama / まごやま
Chinese Sun Shan, Song Dynasty joker and talented scholar
Japanese (surname) Magoyama

學人


学人

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Mandarin xuer én / xuer2 en2
Taiwan xuer en
Japanese gakunin
Chinese scholar; learned person
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

學子


学子

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Mandarin xué zǐ / xue2 zi3
Taiwan hsüeh tzu
Chinese (literary) student; scholar

學家


学家

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Mandarin xué jiā / xue2 jia1
Taiwan hsüeh chia
Chinese scholar

學者


学者

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Mandarin xué zhě / xue2 zhe3
Taiwan hsüeh che
Japanese gakusha
Chinese scholar
śaikṣa; one still under instruction, who has not yet reached to the arhat position; a student; person in training

宏儒

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Mandarin hóng rú / hong2 ru2
Taiwan hung ju
Chinese learned scholar

宗師


宗师

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Mandarin zōng shī / zong1 shi1
Taiwan tsung shih
Japanese shūshi
Chinese great scholar respected for learning and integrity
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

定評

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Japanese teihyou / tehyo / ていひょう Japanese established opinion; established reputation; acknowledged authority; recognized scholar

家塾

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Japanese kajuku / かじゅく Japanese (historical) government-backed school operated by a scholar out of his home

宿儒

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Mandarin sù rú / su4 ru2
Taiwan su ju
Chinese experienced scholar; old expert in the field

宿学

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Japanese shukugaku / しゅくがく Japanese renowned scholar

居士

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Mandarin jū shì / ju1 shi4
Taiwan chü shih
Japanese koji / こじ
Japanese (1) {Buddh} (See 大姉・だいし) grhapati (layman; sometimes used as a posthumous suffix); (2) private-sector scholar
倶欏鉢底; 迦羅越 kulapati. A chief, head of a family; squire, landlord. A householder who practises Buddhism at home without becoming a monk. The female counterpart is 女居士. The 居士傳 is a compilation giving the biography of many devout Buddhists.

師儒

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Japanese shiju / しじゅ Japanese teacher; scholar

張岱


张岱

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Mandarin zhāng dài / zhang1 dai4
Taiwan chang tai
Chinese Zhang Dai (1597-c. 1684), late Ming scholar

張敞


张敞

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Mandarin zhāng cháng / zhang1 chang2
Taiwan chang ch`ang / chang chang
Chinese Zhang Chang, official and scholar of the Western Han dynasty

張溥


张溥

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Mandarin zhāng pǔ / zhang1 pu3
Taiwan chang p`u / chang pu
Chinese Zhang Pu (1602-1641), Ming dynasty scholar and prolific writer, proponent of 複社|复社[fu4 she4] cultural renewal movement, author of Five tombstone inscriptions 五人墓碑記|五人墓碑记[wu3 ren2 mu4 bei1 ji4]

後学

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Japanese kougaku / kogaku / こうがく Japanese (1) (See 先学) younger scholar; (2) future reference

後學


后学

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Mandarin hòu xué / hou4 xue2
Taiwan hou hsüeh
Chinese junior scholar or pupil in imperial China

德士

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Mandarin dé shì / de2 shi4
Taiwan te shih
Japanese tokushi
Virtuous scholar, a term for a monk in the Tang dynasty.

才子

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Mandarin cái zǐ / cai2 zi3
Taiwan ts`ai tzu / tsai tzu
Japanese saishi / さいし
Chinese gifted scholar
Japanese talented man; clever man; (female given name) Motoko; (female given name) Toshiko; (female given name) Saishi; (female given name) Saiko

措大

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Mandarin cuò dà / cuo4 da4
Taiwan ts`o ta / tso ta
Japanese sodai / そだい
Chinese worthless scholar; useless wretch
Japanese (given name) Sodai

揚雄


扬雄

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Mandarin yáng xióng / yang2 xiong2
Taiwan yang hsiung
Japanese youyuu / yoyu / ようゆう
Chinese Yang Xiong (53 BC-18 AD), scholar, poet and lexicographer, author of the first Chinese dialect dictionary 方言[Fang1 yan2]
Japanese (personal name) Youyuu

文人

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Mandarin wén rén / wen2 ren2
Taiwan wen jen
Japanese bunjin / ぶんじん    fumibito / ふみびと
Chinese scholar; literati
Japanese person of letters; literary person; (archaism) (See 文人・ぶんじん) person of letters; poet; (given name) Monto; (given name) Bunjin; (given name) Fumindo; (given name) Fumihito; (given name) Fumito; (given name) Fuhito; (personal name) Ayahito; (personal name) Ayato

文士

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Mandarin wén shì / wen2 shi4
Taiwan wen shih
Japanese bunshi / ぶんし
Chinese literati; scholar
Japanese man of letters; literary man; (personal name) Bunji; (given name) Bunshi; (personal name) Fumiji

易簀

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Japanese ekisaku / えきさく Japanese (honorific or respectful language) (obscure) the death of a scholar

書生

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Mandarin shū shēng / shu1 sheng1
Taiwan shu sheng
Japanese shosei / shose / しょせい
Chinese scholar; intellectual; egghead
Japanese (1) student who performs housework in exchange for meals and-or lodging; (2) houseboy

李昉

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Mandarin lǐ fǎng / li3 fang3
Taiwan li fang
Chinese Li Fang (925-996), scholar between Tang and Song dynasties, author of fictional history

李翱

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Mandarin lǐ áo / li3 ao2
Taiwan li ao
Chinese Li Ao (774-836), Tang dynasty scholar and writer, colleague of Han Yu 韓愈 in promoting classical writing 古文運動|古文运动

李肈

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Mandarin lǐ zhào / li3 zhao4
Taiwan li chao
Chinese Li Zhao (c. 800), Tang dynasty scholar and official

正士

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Mandarin zhèng shì / zheng4 shi4
Taiwan cheng shih
Japanese masahito / まさひと    masaji / まさじ    masashi / まさし    masao / まさお    tadashi / ただし    seiji / seji / せいじ    seishi / seshi / せいし    shoushi / shoshi / しょうし
Japanese (given name) Masahito; (given name) Masaji; (surname, given name) Masashi; (given name) Masao; (given name) Tadashi; (personal name) Seiji; (given name) Seishi; (personal name) Shoushi
Correct scholar, bodhisattva; excellent personage

泰斗

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Mandarin tài dǒu / tai4 dou3
Taiwan t`ai tou / tai tou
Japanese taito / たいと
Chinese leading scholar of his time; magnate
Japanese (abbreviation) (See 泰山北斗) a great authority; (personal name) Yasuto; (personal name) Hiroto; (personal name) Taito

王肅

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Mandarin wáng sù / wang2 su4
Taiwan wang su
Chinese Wang Su (c. 195-256), classical scholar of Cao Wei dynasty, believed to have forged several classical texts

生員

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Mandarin shēng yuán / sheng1 yuan2
Taiwan sheng yüan
Chinese scholar preparing for imperial examinations (in former times)

碩儒

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Japanese sekiju / せきじゅ Japanese (Confucian) scholar

碩学

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Japanese sekigaku / せきがく Japanese great scholar; profound scholar

秀才

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Mandarin xiù cai / xiu4 cai5
Taiwan hsiu ts`ai / hsiu tsai
Japanese shuusai / shusai / しゅうさい
Chinese a person who has passed the county level imperial exam (historical); scholar; skillful writer; fine talent
Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) bright person; talented student; prodigy; (personal name) Hidetoshi

程頤

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Mandarin chéng yí / cheng2 yi2
Taiwan ch`eng i / cheng i
Japanese teii / te / ていい
Chinese Cheng Yi (1033-1107), Song neo-Confucian scholar
Japanese (person) Cheng Yi (1033-1107); Chang Yi

程顥

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Mandarin chéng hào / cheng2 hao4
Taiwan ch`eng hao / cheng hao
Chinese Cheng Hao (1032-1085), Song neo-Confucian scholar

老儒

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Japanese rouju / roju / ろうじゅ Japanese elderly Confucian scholar

耕讀

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Mandarin gēng dú / geng1 du2
Taiwan keng tu
Chinese to be both a farmer and a scholar; to work the land and also undertake academic studies

腐儒

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Japanese fuju / ふじゅ Japanese pedant; worthless scholar

藩儒

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Japanese hanju / はんじゅ Japanese (Confucian) scholar retained by a feudal lord or daimyo

諸生

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Mandarin zhū shēng / zhu1 sheng1
Taiwan chu sheng
Chinese Imperial scholar from the Ming Dynasty onwards

邵雍

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Mandarin shào yōng / shao4 yong1
Taiwan shao yung
Chinese Shao Yong (1011-1077), Northern Song poet and Rationalist scholar 理學家|理学家

鄉紳

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Mandarin xiāng shēn / xiang1 shen1
Taiwan hsiang shen
Chinese a scholar or government official living in one's village; a village gentleman; squire

鄭玄

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Mandarin zhèng xuán / zheng4 xuan2
Taiwan cheng hsüan
Japanese jougen / jogen / じょうげん
Chinese Zheng Xuan (127-200), late Han scholar
Japanese (personal name) Jougen

阮元

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Mandarin ruǎn yuán / ruan3 yuan2
Taiwan juan yüan
Chinese scholar-official in the Qing dynasty (1764-1849)

院士

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Mandarin yuàn shì / yuan4 shi4
Taiwan yüan shih
Chinese scholar; academician; fellow (of an academy)

雅士

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Mandarin yǎ shì / ya3 shi4
Taiwan ya shih
Japanese masahito / まさひと    masashi / まさし    masao / まさお
Chinese elegant scholar
Japanese (given name) Masahito; (given name) Masashi; (personal name) Masao

高士

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Mandarin gāo shì / gao1 shi4
Taiwan kao shih
Japanese koushi / koshi / こうし
Japanese man of noble character; (s,m) Takashi; (given name) Takao; (personal name) Koushi
Eminent scholar; old tr. for Bodhisattva.

魏源

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Mandarin wèi yuán / wei4 yuan2
Taiwan wei yüan
Japanese gigen / ぎげん
Chinese Wei Yuan (1794-1857), Qing dynasty thinker, historian and scholar
Japanese (personal name) Gigen

低能児

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Japanese teinouji / tenoji / ていのうじ Japanese feeble-minded child; poor scholar

低脳児

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Japanese teinouji / tenoji / ていのうじ Japanese (irregular kanji usage) feeble-minded child; poor scholar

儒学者

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Japanese jugakusha / じゅがくしゃ Japanese Confucian scholar

司馬談


司马谈

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Mandarin sī mǎ tán / si1 ma3 tan2
Taiwan ssu ma t`an / ssu ma tan
Chinese Sima Tan (-110 BC), Han dynasty scholar and historian, and father of 司馬遷|司马迁[Si1 ma3 Qian1]

呂洞賓


吕洞宾

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Mandarin lǚ dòng bīn / lu:3 dong4 bin1
Taiwan lü tung pin
Chinese Lü Dongbin (796-), Tang Dynasty scholar, one of the Eight Immortals 八仙[Ba1 xian1]

周敦頤


周敦颐

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Mandarin zhōu dūn yí / zhou1 dun1 yi2
Taiwan chou tun i
Japanese shuutoni / shutoni / しゅうとんい
Chinese Zhou Dunyi (1017-1073), Song dynasty neo-Confucian scholar
Japanese (person) Zhou Dunyi (1017-1073 CE)

和算家

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Japanese wasanka / わさんか Japanese (See 和算) scholar of Japanese mathematics; expert of Japanese maths

国学者

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Japanese kokugakusha / こくがくしゃ Japanese scholar of (ancient) Japanese literature and culture

大博士

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Japanese daihakase / だいはかせ Japanese (archaism) distinguished scholar; holder of a higher doctorate; (place-name) Daihakase

大学者

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Japanese daigakusha / だいがくしゃ Japanese great scholar; savant; polymath

孔穎達


孔颖达

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Mandarin kǒng yǐng dá / kong3 ying3 da2
Taiwan k`ung ying ta / kung ying ta
Chinese Kong Yingda (574-648), Confucian scholar

学問僧

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Japanese gakumonsou / gakumonso / がくもんそう Japanese scholar monk

学習者

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Japanese gakushuusha / gakushusha / がくしゅうしゃ Japanese learner; student; scholar

張自烈


张自烈

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Mandarin zhāng zì liè / zhang1 zi4 lie4
Taiwan chang tzu lieh
Chinese Zhang Zilie (1597-1673), Ming dynasty scholar, author of Zhengzitong 正字通[Zheng4 zi4 tong1]

文学者

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Japanese bungakusha / ぶんがくしゃ Japanese (1) scholar of literature; literary person; man of letters; (2) writer

村夫子

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Japanese sonpuushi / sonpushi / そんぷうし Japanese rural scholar or pedagogue; pedant

梅里美

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Mandarin méi lǐ měi / mei2 li3 mei3
Taiwan mei li mei
Chinese Prosper Mérimée (1803-1870), French scholar and writer, author of novel Carmen on which Bizet based his opera

楊守仁

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Mandarin yáng shǒu rén / yang2 shou3 ren2
Taiwan yang shou jen
Chinese Yang Shouren (1912-2005), PRC agricultural scientist; Yang Shouren (16th century), Ming dynasty scholar

正字通

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Mandarin zhèng zì tōng / zheng4 zi4 tong1
Taiwan cheng tzu t`ung / cheng tzu tung
Chinese Zhengzitong, Chinese character dictionary with 33,549 entries, edited by Ming scholar Zhang Zilie 張自烈|张自烈[Zhang1 Zi4 lie4] in 17th century

漢学者

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Japanese kangakusha / かんがくしゃ Japanese Sinologist; scholar of the Chinese classics

漢學家

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Mandarin hàn xué jiā / han4 xue2 jia1
Taiwan han hsüeh chia
Chinese sinologist; scholar of Chinese

王叔文

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Mandarin wáng shū wén / wang2 shu1 wen2
Taiwan wang shu wen
Chinese Wang Shuwen (735-806), famous Tang dynasty scholar, Go player and politician, a leader of failed Yongzhen Reform 永貞革新|永贞革新[Yong3 zhen1 Ge2 xin1] of 805

王國維

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Mandarin wáng guó wéi / wang2 guo2 wei2
Taiwan wang kuo wei
Chinese Wang Guowei (1877-1927), noted scholar

王夫之

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Mandarin wáng fū zhī / wang2 fu1 zhi1
Taiwan wang fu chih
Chinese Wang Fuzhi (1619-1692), wide-ranging scholar of the Ming-Qing transition

王小波

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Mandarin wáng xiǎo bō / wang2 xiao3 bo1
Taiwan wang hsiao po
Chinese Wang Xiaobo (1952-1997), scholar and novelist

王岱輿

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Mandarin wáng dài yú / wang2 dai4 yu2
Taiwan wang tai yü
Chinese Wang Daiyu (1584-1670), Hui Islamic scholar of the Ming-Qing transition

理學家

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Mandarin lǐ xué jiā / li3 xue2 jia1
Taiwan li hsüeh chia
Chinese scholar of the rationalist school of Neo-Confucianism 理學|理学[Li3 xue2]

甘巴里

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Mandarin gān bā lǐ / gan1 ba1 li3
Taiwan kan pa li
Chinese Professor Ibrahim Gambari (1944-), Nigerian scholar and diplomat, ambassador to UN 1990-1999, UN envoy to Burma from 2007

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Apparently, we were the first ones who were crazy enough to think that western people might want a combined Chinese, Japanese, and Buddhist dictionary.

A lot of westerners can't tell the difference between Chinese and Japanese - and there is a reason for that. Chinese characters and even whole words were borrowed by Japan from the Chinese language in the 5th century. Much of the time, if a word or character is used in both languages, it will have the same or a similar meaning. However, this is not always true. Language evolves, and meanings independently change in each language.

Example: The Chinese character 湯 for soup (hot water) has come to mean bath (hot water) in Japanese. They have the same root meaning of "hot water", but a 湯屋 sign on a bathhouse in Japan would lead a Chinese person to think it was a "soup house" or a place to get a bowl of soup. See this: Soup or Bath

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