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艺术家
yì shù jiā

艺术家
artist


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艺术家yìshùjiā
     1. n. artist
Components
     1. n. art
     2. n. skill; talent
     3. n. craft
     4. n. (obsolete) limit, bound, norm
     5. v. (obsolete) to plant, to grow
     6. usage. Used only in compounds.
shù
     1. art; craft; skill; technique
     2. a type of millet
           醫術 - the art of healing
     3. method; tactics
           權術 - political manoeuvre
jiā, jia
     1. home
           我 的 家 就 在 這裡。 - My home is here.
     2. house
     3. family; household
           家庭 - family
           家族 - clan; family
     4. (polite, for family member) my
     5. domesticated; domestic
     6. (Classifier for families, businesses and companies.)
     7. school of thought; philosophical school
           儒家 - Confucian school
           道家 - Daoist School
     8. (Suffix denoting a person with a certain occupation or social standing.) -er
     9. (Suffix denoting specialist in a certain activity or field.) -ist; -er
           藝術家 - artist
           科學家 - scientist
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