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  1. Training / Drill

  2. Training / Practice / Cultivation

  3. Discipline / Training / Tempering Character

  4. Skill Acquired Through Hard Training

  5. The More We Sweat in Training,...

  6. Practice / Train / Drill


Training / Drill

China xùn liàn
Japan kunren
Training / Drill Vertical Wall Scroll

If training or drill is important to you (especially for military drill and training), this might be just the thing for a drill master to hang behind his/her desk.

This term is universal in Chinese, Japanese Kanji, and old Korean Hanja. It can also mean practice or exercise, depending on context.

Training / Practice / Cultivation

Japan ren ma
Training / Practice / Cultivation Vertical Wall Scroll

錬磨 is a Japanese word which means training, practice, practise, or cultivation.

Discipline / Training / Tempering Character

China mó liàn
Discipline / Training / Tempering Character Vertical Wall Scroll

This is a form of discipline which suggests training of the mind and character, aimed at producing self-control, obedience, etc.

One of my Chinese-English dictionaries even translates this as "tempering oneself" or turning yourself into hardened steel.


In old Korean Hanja, they use these characters in reverse order but with the same meaning. If you want the Korean version, please click this link instead of the button above: Korean version.

Skill Acquired Through Hard Training

China liàn gōng
Japan renkou
Skill Acquired Through Hard Training Vertical Wall Scroll

This martial arts term can mean to practice and attain working skills, feats of practice/practise, or skills acquired through hard training.
練功 is often used as a martial arts term but can apply to other skills (or professions).

The More We Sweat in Training,
The Less We Bleed in Battle

China píng shí duō liú hàn zhàn shí shǎo liú xuè
The More We Sweat in Training, / The Less We Bleed in Battle Vertical Wall Scroll

There is more than one way to translate this ancient Chinese military proverb. Here are a few interpretations:

A drop of sweat spent in a drill is a drop of blood saved in war.

More practice will give one a better chance of success in real situation.

The more you sweat in training, the less you bleed in battle.

I heard this many times when I was a U.S. Marine but I had no idea at the time that it was actually an old Chinese proverb.

Practice / Train / Drill

China liàn
Japan ren
Practice / Train / Drill Vertical Wall Scroll

This Chinese, Japanese, and Korean word is the simplest way to say practice, train, drill, exercise, or to describe the effort taken to perfect one's skill.

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The following table may be helpful for those studying Chinese or Japanese...

Title CharactersRomaji(Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
Training
Drill
訓練
训练
kunrenxùn liàn / xun4 lian4 / xun lian / xunlianhsün lien / hsünlien
Training
Practice
Cultivation
錬磨ren ma / renma
Discipline
Training
Tempering Character
磨練 / 磨鍊 / 磨鍊
磨练
mó liàn / mo2 lian4 / mo lian / molianmo lien / molien
Skill Acquired Through Hard Training練功
练功
renkou / renkoliàn gōng
lian4 gong1
lian gong
liangong
lien kung
lienkung
The More We Sweat in Training, The Less We Bleed in Battle平時多流汗戰時少流血
平时多流汗战时少流血
píng shí duō liú hàn zhàn shí shǎo liú xuè
ping2 shi2 duo1 liu2 han4
zhan4 shi2 shao3 liu2 xue4
ping shi duo liu han
zhan shi shao liu xue
p`ing shih to liu shih shao liu hsüeh
ping shih to liu shih shao liu hsüeh
Practice
Train
Drill

renliàn / lian4 / lianlien
In some entries above you will see that characters have different versions above and below a line.
In these cases, the characters above the line are Traditional Chinese, while the ones below are Simplified Chinese.



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A nice Chinese calligraphy wall scroll

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A professional Chinese Calligrapher

Professional calligraphers are getting to be hard to find these days.
Instead of drawing characters by hand, the new generation in China merely type roman letters into their computer keyboards and pick the character that they want from a list that pops up.

There is some fear that true Chinese calligraphy may become a lost art in the coming years. Many art institutes in China are now promoting calligraphy programs in hopes of keeping this unique form of art alive.

Trying to learn Chinese calligrapher - a futile effort

Even with the teachings of a top-ranked calligrapher in China, my calligraphy will never be good enough to sell. I will leave that to the experts.

A high-ranked Chinese master calligrapher that I met in Zhongwei

The same calligrapher who gave me those lessons also attracted a crowd of thousands and a TV crew as he created characters over 6-feet high. He happens to be ranked as one of the top 100 calligraphers in all of China. He is also one of very few that would actually attempt such a feat.


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