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ChineseEdit

 
to face; to overlook; to arrive; to be (just) about to; just before
imitate; copy
trad. (臨摹)
simp. (临摹)

PronunciationEdit


VerbEdit

臨摹

  1. to copy (a model of calligraphy, painting, etc.); to imitate

SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

臨摹

  1. copying a model of calligraphy or painting by either direct imitation of the original or placing thin paper on top of the original and tracing it

Usage notesEdit

  • (lín) and () refer to the two different ways Chinese calligraphy is practiced, through the techniques of imitating and tracing respectively.

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