Meaning of 艺

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(Trad.: 藝)
English Definition: skill; art
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 4; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (grass) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ cǎo ] grass, weed, plant, herb
    • [ ] second; 2nd heavenly stem
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Example Words
艺术 shù art
文艺 wén literature and art
艺术家 shù jiā artist; Classifiers:
工艺 gōng arts and crafts; industrial arts
艺人 rén performing artist; actor
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Example Sentences
He taught thousands of students during his lifetime, focusing on what he termed the Six Arts; these include music, archery, mathematics, ritual, chariot-riding and calligraphy.
That includes talent shows, matchmaking shows and other forms of reality programming which have proliferated in China in recent years.
When a leader has a mind of cherishing the talents, he can identify and manage of them, as well as help them for displaying their talent.
I heard the game of go (weiqi) is included in the four major arts of China, is it?
So turn instead to the good old-fashioned exercise of calculating target prices.