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China vocab

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Great Wall A stone wall extending for fifteen hundred miles across northern China. Built to defend the Chinese border in ancient times, it has become a favorite destination for visitors to the country.
Classical China Classical Chinese, also known as Literary Chinese, [a] is the language of the classic literature from the end of the Spring and Autumn period through to the end of the Han Dynasty, a written form of Old Chinese.
Bronze casting Lost-wax casting (also called "investment casting", "precision casting", or cire perdue in French) is the process by which a duplicate metal sculpture (often silver, gold, brass or bronze) is cast from an original sculpture.
Magnetic compass another term for compass (sense 1 of the noun).
Civil service system those branches of public service concerned with all governmental administrative functions outside the armed services. 2. ... a system or method of appointing government employees on the basis of competitive examinations, rather than by political patronage
Qin Shi Huangdi Qin Shi Huangdi, First Chinese Emperor. A ruler from the western state of Qin united and subjugated the Warring States and formed China in 221 B.C. He declared himself the first emperor of China and named himself Shi Huangdi (meaning First Emperor).
Wu-ti Liu Ch'e ; Liu Che) 156–87 b.c, emperor of China 140–87. Expand. Also, Pinyin, Han Wu Di. Expand. Also called Wu Ti, Wu Di.
Chengo I grew up speaking Spanish, and "Chango or Changa" is a monkey, but when you look it up in many translations they say "Mono" which I never heard of it that way. "
Mandate of Heaven Any such mandate or blessing. The Chinese philosophical concept of the circumstances under which a ruler is allowed to rule. Good rulers would be allowed to rule with the Mandate of heaven, and despotic, unjust rulers would have the Mandate revoked.
Zhou Zhou. or Chou or Chow (jō) A Chinese dynasty (traditionally dated 1122-221 bc) characterized by great intellectual achievements, including the rise of Confucianism and Taoism and the writing of the oldest known Chinese literature.
Dynasty a line of hereditary rulers of a country.
Laozi Laozi (also Lao-Tzu /ˈlaʊˈdzʌ/ or Lao-Tze, Chinese: 老子; pinyin: Lǎozǐ, lit. "Old Master") was an ancient Chinese philosopher and writer. He is known as the reputed author of the Tao Te Ching and the founder of philosophical Taoism, and as a deity
Confucius A Confucian is a person who believes in the teachings of the Chinese philosopher Confucius. The adjective Confucian describes an idea that's similar to those teachings. Respecting your elders is a Confucian ideal.
Han Fei Zswxei He is considered to be the greatest representative of Chinese Legalism, his work Han Feizi consisting of the combination of the core Legalist principles.
Merchant a person or company involved in wholesale trade, especially one dealing with foreign countries or supplying merchandise to a particular trade. "the area's leading timber merchant"
Skilled tradesman A tradesman, tradesperson or skilled tradesman refers to a worker that specializes in a particular trade or craft requiring skill .
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