shu1
abbr. for 書經|书经

shu1
book; letter; document; to write

strokes 4
radical
strokes after radical 3
K书 K書 - shu1
to cram (Taiwan, from Taiwanese khè su 齧書, lit. to gnaw a book); to study; see also 啃書|啃书

阿摩司书 阿摩司書 a1 mo2 si1 shu1
Book of Amos, one of the books of the Nevi'im and of the Christian Old Testament

哀的美敦书 哀的美敦書 ai1 di4 mei3 dun1 shu1
ultimatum (loanword)

八行书 八行書 ba1 hang2 shu1
formal recommendation letter in eight columns

白面书生 白面書生 bai2 mian4 shu1 sheng1
lit. pale-faced scholar (idiom); young and inexperienced person without practical experience; still wet behind the ears

白皮书 白皮書 bai2 pi2 shu1
white paper (e.g. containing proposals for new legislation); white book

白银书 白銀書 bai2 yin2 shu1
valuable book decorated with silver, gold and jewels etc, commonly regarded as a disguised form of bribe

百科全书 百科全書 bai3 ke1 quan2 shu1
encyclopedia

板书 板書 ban3 shu1
to write on the blackboard; writing on the blackboard

包书皮 包書皮 bao1 shu1 pi2
book cover

宝书 寶書 bao3 shu1
treasured book

报告书 報告書 bao4 gao4 shu1
written report

北齐书 北齊書 bei3 qi2 shu1
History of Qi of the Northern Dynasties, eleventh of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史, compiled by Li Baiyao 李百藥|李百药 in 636 during Tang Dynasty, 50 scrolls

北宋四大部书 北宋四大部書 bei3 song4 si4 da4 bu4 shu1
Four great compilations of Northern Song dynasty, namely: Extensive records of the Taiping era (978) 太平廣記|太平广记, Imperial readings of the Taiping era 太平御覽|太平御览, Prime tortoise of the record bureau 冊府元龜|册府元龟, Finest blossoms in the garden of literature 文苑英華

背书 背書 bei4 shu1
to repeat a lesson; to learn by heart; to endorse a check

彼得后书 彼得後書 bi3 de2 hou4 shu1
Second Epistle of Peter (in New Testament)

彼得前书 彼得前書 bi3 de2 qian2 shu1
First Epistle of Peter (in New Testament)

毕业证书 畢業證書 bi4 ye4 zheng4 shu1
diploma

标书 標書 biao1 shu1
bid or tender submission or delivery; bid or tender document

兵书 兵書 bing1 shu1
a book on the art of war

秉笔直书 秉筆直書 bing3 bi3 zhi2 shu1
to record faithfully

博德利图书馆 博德利圖書館 bo2 de2 li4 tu2 shu1 guan3
Bodleian Library (Oxford)

财务秘书 財務秘書 cai2 wu4 mi4 shu1
treasurer

参考书 參考書 can1 kao3 shu1
reference book

藏书 藏書 cang2 shu1
to collect books; library collection

藏书票 藏書票 cang2 shu1 piao4
bookplate

草书 草書 cao3 shu1
grass script; cursive script (Chinese calligraphic style)

畅销书 暢銷書 chang4 xiao1 shu1
best-seller; best-selling book; blockbuster

倡议书 倡議書 chang4 yi4 shu1
written proposal; document outlining an initiative

陈书 陳書 chen2 shu1
History of Chen of the Southern Dynasties, ninth of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史, compiled by Yao Silian 姚思廉 in 636 during Tang dynasty, 36 scrolls

陈述书 陳述書 chen2 shu4 shu1
representation letter (law); a brief; written statement; declaration

成书 成書 cheng2 shu1
publication; a book's first appearance

出生证明书 出生證明書 chu1 sheng1 zheng4 ming2 shu1
birth certificate

出书 出書 chu1 shu1
to publish books

传道书 傳道書 chuan2 dao4 shu1
Ecclesiastes (biblical book of sermons)

传书鸽 傳書鴿 chuan2 shu1 ge1
carrier pigeon (used for mail)

辞书 辭書 ci2 shu1
word book; dictionary; encyclopedia

辞书学 辭書學 ci2 shu1 xue2
lexicography; making dictionaries

丛书 叢書 cong2 shu1
a series of books; a collection of books

大先知书 大先知書 da4 xian1 zhi1 shu1
the biblical books of the prophets

代书 代書 dai4 shu1
to write for sb else; a lawyer who writes legal documents for his clients

但书 但書 dan4 shu1
proviso; qualifying clause

但以理书 但以理書 dan4 yi3 li3 shu1
Book of Daniel

地书 地書 di4 shu1
writing on the ground with a large brush dipped in water

电纸书 電紙書 dian4 zhi3 shu1
electronic book reader

电子书 電子書 dian4 zi5 shu1
electronic book; e-book; e-book reader

掉书袋 掉書袋 diao4 shu1 dai4
lit. to drop a bag of books (idiom); fig. to drop quotations to appear learned; to quote classical texts as a parade of erudition

订书钉 訂書釘 ding4 shu1 ding1
staple (stationery)

订书机 訂書機 ding4 shu1 ji1
stapler; stapling machine; bookbinding machine

钉书针 釘書針 ding4 shu1 zhen1
staple; also written 訂書針|订书针

订书针 訂書針 ding4 shu1 zhen1
staple

读书 讀書 du2 shu1
to read a book; to study; to attend school

读书会 讀書會 du2 shu1 hui4
study group

读书机 讀書機 du2 shu1 ji1
audio-output reading machine

读书人 讀書人 du2 shu1 ren2
scholar; intellectual

读万卷书,行万里路 讀萬卷書,行萬里路 du2 wan4 juan4 shu1 - xing2 wan4 li3 lu4
see 行萬里路,讀萬卷書|行万里路,读万卷书

俄巴底亚书 俄巴底亞書 e2 ba1 di3 ya4 shu1
Book of Obadiah

梵书 梵書 fan4 shu1
Brahmana, ancient Hindu texts

腓立比书 腓立比書 fei2 li4 bi3 shu1
Epistle of St Paul to the Philipians

腓利门书 腓利門書 fei2 li4 men2 shu1
Epistle of St Paul to Philemon

斐理伯书 斐理伯書 fei3 li3 bo2 shu1
Epistle of St Paul to the Philipians

焚书 焚書 fen2 shu1
to burn the books (one of the crimes of the first Emperor in 212 BC)

焚书坑儒 焚書坑儒 fen2 shu1 keng1 ru2
to burn the books and bury alive the Confucian scholars (one of the crimes of the first Emperor in 212 BC)

奋笔疾书 奮筆疾書 fen4 bi3 ji2 shu1
to write at a tremendous speed

佛书 佛書 fo2 shu1
Buddhist texts; scripture

福音书 福音書 fu2 yin1 shu1
gospel

副秘书长 副秘書長 fu4 mi4 shu1 chang2
vice-secretary

副书记 副書記 fu4 shu1 ji5
deputy secretary

哥林多后书 哥林多後書 ge1 lin2 duo1 hou4 shu1
Second epistle of St Paul to the Corinthians

哥林多前书 哥林多前書 ge1 lin2 duo1 qian2 shu1
First epistle of St Paul to the Corinthians

歌罗西书 歌羅西書 ge1 luo2 xi1 shu1
Epistle of St Paul to the Colossians

工具书 工具書 gong1 ju4 shu1
reference book (such as dictionary, almanac, gazetteer etc)

购书券 購書券 gou4 shu1 quan4
book token

古书 古書 gu3 shu1
ancient book; old book

国家图书馆 國家圖書館 guo2 jia1 tu2 shu1 guan3
national library

国书 國書 guo2 shu1
credentials (of a diplomat); documents exchanged between nations; national or dynastic history book

哈巴谷书 哈巴谷書 ha1 ba1 gu3 shu1
Book of Habakkuk

哈该书 哈該書 ha1 gai1 shu1
Book of Haggai

海淀图书城 海澱圖書城 hai3 dian4 tu2 shu1 cheng2
Haidian Book City, Beijing book store

海上奇书 海上奇書 hai3 shang4 qi2 shu1
literary journal published in 1892-93 by Han Bangqing 韓邦慶|韩邦庆 featuring serialized novels in classical Chinese and Jiangsu vernacular

汉书 漢書 han4 shu1
History of the Former Han Dynasty, second of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史, composed by Ban Gu 班固 in 82 during Eastern Han (later Han), 100 scrolls

何西阿书 何西阿書 he2 xi1 a1 shu1
Book of Hosea

红宝书 紅寶書 hong2 bao3 shu1
the "Little Red Book" of selected writings of Mao Zedong (refers to 毛主席語錄|毛主席语录)

后汉书 後漢書 hou4 han4 shu1
History of Eastern Han (later Han), third of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史, composed by Fan Ye 範曄|范晔 in 445 during Song of the Southern Dynasties 南朝宋, 120 scrolls

户部尚书 戶部尚書 hu4 bu4 shang4 shu1
Minister of Revenue (from the Han dynasty onwards)

还书 還書 huan2 shu1
return books

黄色书刊 黃色書刊 huang2 se4 shu1 kan1
pornographic book

黄书 黃書 huang2 shu1
pornographic book

悔过书 悔過書 hui3 guo4 shu1
written repentance

疾书 疾書 ji2 shu1
to scribble rapidly

加拉太书 加拉太書 jia1 la1 tai4 shu1
Epistle of St Paul to the Galatians

教书 教書 jiao1 shu1
to teach (in a school)

教书匠 教書匠 jiao1 shu1 jiang4
hack teacher; pedagogue

教科书 教科書 jiao4 ke1 shu1
textbook

借书单 借書單 jie4 shu1 dan1
book slip

借书证 借書證 jie4 shu1 zheng4
library card

禁书 禁書 jin4 shu1
banned book

晋书 晉書 jin4 shu1
History of the Jin Dynasty, fifth of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史, compiled under Fang Xuanling 房玄齡|房玄龄 in 648 during Tang Dynasty 唐朝, 130 scrolls

经书 經書 jing1 shu1
classic books in Confucianism; scriptures; sutras

旧书 舊書 jiu4 shu1
second-hand book; old book; ancient book

旧唐书 舊唐書 jiu4 tang2 shu1
History of the Early Tang Dynasty, sixteenth of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史, compiled under Liu Xu 劉昫|刘昫 in 945 during Later Jin 後晉|后晋 of the Five Dynasties, 200 scrolls

旧约全书 舊約全書 jiu4 yue1 quan2 shu1
Old Testament

绝命书 絕命書 jue2 ming4 shu1
suicide note

楷书 楷書 kai3 shu1
regular script (Chinese calligraphic style)

看书 看書 kan4 shu1
to read; to study

啃书 啃書 ken3 shu1
lit. to gnaw a book; to study; to cram

蓝皮书 藍皮書 lan2 pi2 shu1
an official report (e.g. governmental)

类书 類書 lei4 shu1
book by category

礼部尚书 禮部尚書 li3 bu4 shang4 shu1
Director of Board of Rites (Confucian)

隶书 隸書 li4 shu1
clerical script; official script (Chinese calligraphic style)

联合国秘书处 聯合國秘書處 lian2 he2 guo2 mi4 shu1 chu4
United Nations Secretariat

连书 連書 lian2 shu1
to write without lifting one's pen from the paper; (in the Romanization of Chinese) to write two or more syllables together as a single word (not separated by spaces)

脸书 臉書 lian3 shu1
Facebook

梁书 梁書 liang2 shu1
History of Liang of the Southern Dynasties, eighth of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史, compiled by Yao Silian 姚思廉 in 636 during Tang dynasty, 56 scrolls

梁唐晋汉周书 梁唐晉漢周書 liang2 tang2 jin4 han4 zhou1 shu1
another name for History of the Five Dynasties between Tang and Song 舊五代史|旧五代史

林书豪 林書豪 lin2 shu1 hao2
Jeremy Lin (1988-), Taiwanese-American professional basketball player (NBA)

六书 六書 liu4 shu1
Six Methods of forming Chinese characters, according to Han dictionary Shuowen 說文|说文 - namely, two primary methods: 象形 (pictogram), 指事 (ideogram), two compound methods: 會意|会意 (combined ideogram), 形聲|形声 (ideogram plus phonetic), and two transfer methods: 假

录取通知书 錄取通知書 lu4 qu3 tong1 zhi1 shu1
admission notice (delivered by a university)

罗马书 羅馬書 luo2 ma3 shu1
Epistle of St Paul to the Romans

绿皮书 綠皮書 lv4 pi2 shu1
green paper

玛拉基书 瑪拉基書 ma3 la1 ji1 shu1
Book of Malachi

弥迦书 彌迦書 mi2 jia1 shu1
Book of Micah

秘书 秘書 mi4 shu1
secretary

秘书长 秘書長 mi4 shu1 zhang3
secretary-general

默书 默書 mo4 shu1
to write from memory

那鸿书 那鴻書 na4 hong2 shu1
Book of Nahum

南齐书 南齊書 nan2 qi2 shu1
History of Qi of the Southern Dynasties, seventh of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史, compiled by Xiao Zixian 蕭子顯|萧子显 in 537 during Liang of the Southern Dynasties 南朝梁, 59 scrolls

念书 念書 nian4 shu1
to read; to study

鸟虫书 鳥蟲書 niao3 chong2 shu1
bird writing, a calligraphic style based on seal script 篆书, but with characters decorated as birds and insects

牛角挂书 牛角掛書 niu2 jiao3 gua4 shu1
lit. to hang one's books on cow horns (idiom); fig. to be diligent in one's studies

女书 女書 nv3 shu1
Nü Shu writing, a phonetic syllabary for Yao ethnic group 瑶族 瑤族 dialect designed and used by women in Jiangyong county 江永縣|江永县 in southern Hunan

聘书 聘書 pin4 shu1
letter of appointment; contract

评书 評書 ping2 shu1
pingshu, a folk art where a single performer narrates stories from history or fiction

齐书 齊書 qi2 shu1
History of Qi of the Southern Dynasties, seventh of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史, compiled by Xiao Zixian 蕭子顯|萧子显 in 537 during Liang of the Southern Dynasties 南朝梁, 59 scrolls; usually 南齊書|南齐书 to distinguish from Northern Qi

起诉书 起訴書 qi3 su4 shu1
indictment (law); statement of charges (law)

前汉书 前漢書 qian2 han4 shu1
History of the Former Han Dynasty, second of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史, composed by Ban Gu 班固 in 82 during Eastern Han (later Han), 100 scrolls

钱钟书 錢鐘書 qian2 zhong1 shu1
Qian Zhongshu (1910-1998), literary academic and novelist, author of the 1947 novel Fortress Beseiged 圍城|围城

切结书 切結書 qie4 jie2 shu1
affidavit; written pledge

琴棋书画 琴棋書畫 qin2 qi2 shu1 hua4
the four arts (zither, Go, calligraphy, painting); the accomplishments of a well-educated person

琴书 琴書 qin2 shu1
traditional art form, consisting of sung story telling with musical accompaniment

情书 情書 qing2 shu1
love letter

请愿书 請願書 qing3 yuan4 shu1
petition

罄笔难书 罄筆難書 qing4 bi3 nan2 shu1
too numerous to be cited (of atrocities or misdeeds) (idiom); see also 罄竹難書|罄竹难书

罄竹难书 罄竹難書 qing4 zhu2 nan2 shu1
so many that the bamboo slats have been exhausted; innumerable crimes (idiom); see also 罄筆難書|罄笔难书

全书 全書 quan2 shu1
entire book; unabridged book; entire multi-volume work; comprehensive volume

日本书纪 日本書紀 ri4 ben3 shu1 ji4
Nihonshoki or Chronicles of Japan (c. 720) book of mythology and history

撒迦利亚书 撒迦利亞書 sa1 jia1 li4 ya4 shu1
Book of Zechariah

三联书店 三聯書店 san1 lian2 shu1 dian4
Joint Publishing, book store chain and publisher, founded in Hong Kong in 1948

商君书 商君書 shang1 jun1 shu1
The Book of Lord Shang, Legalist text of the 4th century BC

商务印书馆 商務印書館 shang1 wu4 yin4 shu1 guan3
The Commercial Press, Beijing (est. 1897)

上海商务印书馆 上海商務印書館 shang4 hai3 shang1 wu4 yin4 shu1 guan3
Commercial Press, Shanghai (from 1897)

上书 上書 shang4 shu1
to write a letter (to the authorities); to present a petition

尚书 尚書 shang4 shu1
same as 書經|书经 Book of History

尚书 尚書 shang4 shu1
high official; government minister

尚书经 尚書經 shang4 shu1 jing1
Book of History; a compendium of documents in various styles, making up the oldest extant texts of Chinese history, from legendary times down to the times of Confucius

尚书郎 尚書郎 shang4 shu1 lang2
ancient official title

申请书 申請書 shen1 qing3 shu1
application; application form; petition (to higher authorities)

申诉书 申訴書 shen1 su4 shu1
written appeal

声明书 聲明書 sheng1 ming2 shu1
statement

圣贤书 聖賢書 sheng4 xian2 shu1
holy book

诗书 詩書 shi1 shu1
the Book of Songs 詩經|诗经 and the Book of History 書經|书经

史书 史書 shi3 shu1
history book

手书 手書 shou3 shu1
to write personally; personal letter

书案 書案 shu1 an4
writing desk; official record

书板 書板 shu1 ban3
(writing) tablet

书包 書包 shu1 bao1
schoolbag; satchel

书报 書報 shu1 bao4
papers and books

书本 書本 shu1 ben3
book

书不尽言 書不盡言 shu1 bu4 jin4 yan2
I have much more to say than can be written in this letter (conventional letter ending) (idiom)

书虫 書蟲 shu1 chong2
bookworm

书橱 書櫥 shu1 chu2
bookcase

书呆子 書呆子 shu1 dai1 zi5
bookworm; pedant; bookish fool

书档 書檔 shu1 dang4
bookend

书店 書店 shu1 dian4
bookstore

书牍 書牘 shu1 du2
letter; wooden writing strips (arch.); general term for letters and documents

书蠹 書蠹 shu1 du4
bookworm (literal and figurative); book louse; pedant

书法 書法 shu1 fa3
calligraphy; handwriting; penmanship

书法家 書法家 shu1 fa3 jia1
calligrapher

书房 書房 shu1 fang2
study (room); studio

书风 書風 shu1 feng1
calligraphic style

书稿 書稿 shu1 gao3
manuscript of a book

书馆 書館 shu1 guan3
teashop with performance by 評書|评书 story tellers; (attached to name of publishing houses); (in former times) private school; library (of classic texts)

书馆儿 書館兒 shu1 guan3 er5
teashop with performance by 評書|评书 story tellers

书柜 書櫃 shu1 gui4
bookcase

书函 書函 shu1 han2
letter; correspondence; slipcase

书画 書畫 shu1 hua4
painting and calligraphy

书画家 書畫家 shu1 hua4 jia1
calligrapher and painter

书画毡 書畫氈 shu1 hua4 zhan1
felt desk pad for calligraphy

书会 書會 shu1 hui4
calligraphy society; village school (old); literary society (old)

书籍 書籍 shu1 ji2
books; works

书脊 書脊 shu1 ji3
spine of a book

书迹 書跡 shu1 ji4
extant work of a calligrapher

书记 書記 shu1 ji5
secretary (chief official of a branch of a socialist or communist party); clerk; scribe

书记处 書記處 shu1 ji5 chu4
secretariat

书记官 書記官 shu1 ji5 guan1
clerk of a law court

书架 書架 shu1 jia4
bookshelf

书柬 書柬 shu1 jian3
variant of 書簡|书简

书简 書簡 shu1 jian3
(literary) letter

书角 書角 shu1 jiao3
corner of a page

书经 書經 shu1 jing1
the Book of History, one of the Five Classics of Confucianism 五經|五经, a compendium of documents which make up the oldest extant texts of Chinese history, from legendary times down to the time of Confucius, also known as 尚書經|尚书经, 尚書|尚书, 書|书

书局 書局 shu1 ju2
book store; publishing house

书卷 書卷 shu1 juan4
volume; scroll

书卷奖 書卷獎 shu1 juan4 jiang3
presidential award (received by university students in Taiwan for academic excellence)

书卷气 書卷氣 shu1 juan4 qi4
scholarly flavor; educated appearance

书刊 書刊 shu1 kan1
books and publications

书库 書庫 shu1 ku4
a store room for books; fig. an erudite person; the Bibliotheca and Epitome of pseudo-Apollodorus

书眉 書眉 shu1 mei2
header; top margin on a page

书面 書面 shu1 mian4
in writing; written

书面许可 書面許可 shu1 mian4 xu3 ke3
written permission; written authorization

书面语 書面語 shu1 mian4 yu3
written language

书名 書名 shu1 ming2
name of a book; reputation as calligrapher

书名号 書名號 shu1 ming2 hao4
Chinese guillemet 《》(punct. used for names of books etc)

书目 書目 shu1 mu4
booklist; bibliography; title catalogue

书皮 書皮 shu1 pi2
book cover; book jacket

书皮儿 書皮兒 shu1 pi2 er5
erhua variant of 書皮|书皮

书评 書評 shu1 ping2
book review; book notice

书签 書籤 shu1 qian1
bookmark

书箧 書篋 shu1 qie4
bookcase

书社 書社 shu1 she4
a reading group; press (i.e. publishing house)

书生 書生 shu1 sheng1
scholar; intellectual; egghead

书圣 書聖 shu1 sheng4
great calligraphy master; the Sage of Calligraphy, traditional reference to Wang Xizhi 王羲之 (303-361)

书坛 書壇 shu1 tan2
the calligraphic community

书题 書題 shu1 ti2
book title

书体 書體 shu1 ti3
calligraphic style; font

书亭 書亭 shu1 ting2
book kiosk

书香 書香 shu1 xiang1
literary reputation

书香门第 書香門第 shu1 xiang1 men2 di4
family with a literary reputation (idiom); literary family

书写 書寫 shu1 xie3
to write

书写不能症 書寫不能症 shu1 xie3 bu4 neng2 zheng4
agraphia

书写符号 書寫符號 shu1 xie3 fu2 hao4
writing symbol

书写语言 書寫語言 shu1 xie3 yu3 yan2
written language

书信 書信 shu1 xin4
letter; epistle

书信集 書信集 shu1 xin4 ji2
collected letters

书页 書頁 shu1 ye4
page of a book

书院 書院 shu1 yuan4
academy of classical learning (Tang Dynasty - Qing Dynasty)

书约 書約 shu1 yue1
book contract

书札 書劄 shu1 zha2
letter; also written 書札|书札

书札 書札 shu1 zha2
letter

书斋 書齋 shu1 zhai1
study (room)

书证 書證 shu1 zheng4
written evidence

书中自有黄金屋,书中自有颜如玉 書中自有黃金屋,書中自有顏如玉 shu1 zhong1 zi4 you3 huang2 jin1 wu1 - shu1 zhong1 zi4 you3 yan2 ru2 yu4
lit. in books are sumptuous houses and graceful ladies (proverb); fig. be diligent in your studies, success and glory will follow

书桌 書桌 shu1 zhuo1
desk

说明书 說明書 shuo1 ming2 shu1
(technical) manual; (book of) directions; synopsis (of a play or film); specification (patent)

说书 說書 shuo1 shu1
folk art consisting of story-telling to music

四库全书 四庫全書 si4 ku4 quan2 shu1
Siku Quanshu (collection of books compiled during Qing dynasty)

四书 四書 si4 shu1
Four Books, namely: the Great Learning 大學|大学, the Doctrine of the Mean 中庸, the Analects of Confucius 論語|论语, and Mencius 孟子

宋书 宋書 song4 shu1
History of Song of the Southern Dynasties 南朝宋 or Liu Song 劉宋|刘宋, sixth of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史, compiled by Shen Yue 沈約|沈约 in 488 during Liang of the Southern Dynasties 南朝梁, 100 scrolls; (not to be confused with 宋史)

宋四大书 宋四大書 song4 si4 da4 shu1
Four great compilations of Northern Song dynasty, namely: Extensive records of the Taiping era (978) 太平廣記|太平广记, Imperial readings of the Taiping era 太平御覽|太平御览, Prime tortoise of the record bureau 冊府元龜|册府元龟, Finest blossoms in the garden of literature 文苑英華

隋书 隋書 sui2 shu1
History of the Sui Dynasty, thirteenth of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史, compiled under Wei Zheng 魏徵|魏征 in 636 during Tang Dynasty, 85 scrolls

唐书 唐書 tang2 shu1
same as 舊唐書|旧唐书, History of the Early Tang Dynasty, sixteenth of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史, compiled under Liu Xu 劉昫|刘昫 in 945 during Later Jin 後晉|后晋 of the Five Dynasties, 200 scrolls

提多书 提多書 ti2 duo1 shu1
Epistle of St Paul to Titus

提摩太后书 提摩太後書 ti2 mo2 tai4 hou4 shu1
Second epistle of St Paul to Timothy

提摩太前书 提摩太前書 ti2 mo2 tai4 qian2 shu1
First epistle of St Paul to Timothy

体书 體書 ti3 shu1
calligraphic style

天书 天書 tian1 shu1
imperial edict; heavenly book (superstition); obscure or illegible writing; double dutch

帖撒罗尼迦后书 帖撒羅尼迦後書 tie3 sa1 luo2 ni2 jia1 hou4 shu1
Second epistle of St Paul to the Thessalonians

帖撒罗尼迦前书 帖撒羅尼迦前書 tie3 sa1 luo2 ni2 jia1 qian2 shu1
First epistle of St Paul to the Thessalonians

听君一席话,胜读十年书 聽君一席話,勝讀十年書 ting1 jun1 yi1 xi2 hua4 - sheng4 du2 shi2 nian2 shu1
listening to the words of a wise man can be superior to studying ten years of books (proverb)

听书 聽書 ting1 shu1
to listen to stories; to listen to performance of 說書|说书 storytelling

通书 通書 tong1 shu1
almanac

投书 投書 tou2 shu1
to deliver; to send a letter; a letter (of complaint, opinion etc)

图书 圖書 tu2 shu1
books (in a library or bookstore)

图书馆 圖書館 tu2 shu1 guan3
library

图书管理员 圖書管理員 tu2 shu1 guan3 li3 yuan2
librarian

图书馆员 圖書館員 tu2 shu1 guan3 yuan2
librarian

推荐书 推薦書 tui1 jian4 shu1
recommendation letter

委任书 委任書 wei3 ren4 shu1
letter of appointment

伪书 偽書 wei3 shu1
forged book; book of dubious authenticity; misattributed book; Apocrypha

委托书 委託書 wei3 tuo1 shu1
commission; proxy; power of attorney; authorization; warrant

魏书 魏書 wei4 shu1
History of Wei of the Northern Dynasties, tenth of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史, compiled by Wei Shou 魏收 in 554 during Northern Qi Dynasty 北齊|北齐, 114 scrolls

文书 文書 wen2 shu1
document; official correspondence; secretary; secretariat

文书处理 文書處理 wen2 shu1 chu3 li3
word processing

无巧不成书 無巧不成書 wu2 qiao3 bu4 cheng2 shu1
curious coincidence

武经七书 武經七書 wu3 jing1 qi1 shu1
Seven Military Classics of ancient China viz "Six Secret Strategic Teachings" 六韜|六韬, "Methods of Sima" 司馬法|司马法, "The Art of War" 孫子兵法|孙子兵法, "Wuzi" 吳子|吴子, "Wei Liaozi" 尉繚子|尉缭子, "Three Strategies of Huang Shigong" 黃石公三略|黄石公三略 and "Duke Li of Wei Answering E

希伯来书 希伯來書 xi1 bo2 lai2 shu1
Epistle of St Paul to the Hebrews

西番雅书 西番雅書 xi1 fan1 ya3 shu1
Book of Zephaniah

闲书 閒書 xian2 shu1
light reading

小百科全书 小百科全書 xiao3 bai3 ke1 quan2 shu1
micropedia

小人书 小人書 xiao3 ren2 shu1
children's picture story book

协议书 協議書 xie2 yi4 shu1
contract; protocol

新华书店 新華書店 xin1 hua2 shu1 dian4
Xinhua Bookstore, China's largest bookstore chain

新唐书 新唐書 xin1 tang2 shu1
History of the Later Tang Dynasty, seventeenth of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史, compiled under Ouyang Xiu 歐陽修|欧阳修 and Song Qi 宋祁 in 1060 during Northern Song 北宋, 225 scrolls

新约全书 新約全書 xin1 yue1 quan2 shu1
New Testament

行千里路,读万卷书 行千里路,讀萬卷書 xing2 qian1 li3 lu4 - du2 wan4 juan4 shu1
see 行萬里路,讀萬卷書|行万里路,读万卷书

行书 行書 xing2 shu1
running script; semi-cursive script (Chinese calligraphic style)

行万里路,读万卷书 行萬里路,讀萬卷書 xing2 wan4 li3 lu4 - du2 wan4 juan4 shu1
Knowledge comes from books and from experience of the world. (idiom); Learn as much as you can and do all you can.

行万里路胜读万卷书 行萬里路勝讀萬捲書 xing2 wan4 li3 lu4 sheng4 du2 wan4 juan3 shu1
to travel a thousand miles beats reading a thousand books

续书 續書 xu4 shu1
sequel; continuation of a book

宣誓书 宣誓書 xuan1 shi4 shu1
affidavit

学位证书 學位證書 xue2 wei4 zheng4 shu1
diploma

血书 血書 xue4 shu1
letter written in one's own blood, expressing determination, hatred, last wishes etc

雅各书 雅各書 ya3 ge4 shu1
Epistle of St James (in New Testament)

仰屋著书 仰屋著書 yang3 wu1 zhu4 shu1
lit. to stare at the ceiling while writing a book (idiom); to put one's whole body and soul into a book

耶利米书 耶利米書 ye1 li4 mi3 shu1
Book of Jeremiah

医书 醫書 yi1 shu1
medical book

遗书 遺書 yi2 shu1
posthumous writing; testament; suicide note; ancient literature

以弗所书 以弗所書 yi3 fu2 suo3 shu1
Epistle of St Paul to the Ephesians

以赛亚书 以賽亞書 yi3 sai4 ya4 shu1
Book of Isaiah

以西结书 以西結書 yi3 xi1 jie2 shu1
Book of Ezekiel

议定书 議定書 yi4 ding4 shu1
protocol; treaty

意向书 意向書 yi4 xiang4 shu1
letter of intent (LOI) (commerce)

肄业证书 肄業證書 yi4 ye4 zheng4 shu1
certificate of partial completion; certificate of attendance (for a student who did not graduate)

淫书 淫書 yin2 shu1
obscene book; pornography

郢书燕说 郢書燕說 ying3 shu1 yan1 shuo1
lit. Ying writes a letter and Yan reads it; fig. to misinterpret the original meaning; to pile up errors; refers to the letter from capital 郢 of 楚 in which the inadvertent words "hold up the candle" are mistaken by the minister of 燕 as "promote the wise"

犹大书 猶大書 you2 da4 shu1
Epistle of St Jude (in New Testament)

有声书 有聲書 you3 sheng1 shu1
audiobook

约珥书 約珥書 yue1 er3 shu1
Book of Joel

约翰参书 約翰參書 yue1 han4 can1 shu1
Third epistle of St John; also written 約翰三書|约翰三书

约翰二书 約翰二書 yue1 han4 er4 shu1
Second epistle of St John

约翰贰书 約翰貳書 yue1 han4 er4 shu1
Second epistle of St John; also written 約翰二書|约翰二书

约翰三书 約翰三書 yue1 han4 san1 shu1
Third epistle of St John

约翰一书 約翰一書 yue1 han4 yi1 shu1
First epistle of St John

约翰壹书 約翰壹書 yue1 han4 yi1 shu1
First epistle of St John; also written 約翰一書|约翰一书

约拿书 約拿書 yue1 na2 shu1
Book of Jonah

约书亚 約書亞 yue1 shu1 ya4
Joshua (name)

约书亚记 約書亞記 yue1 shu1 ya4 ji4
Book of Joshua

岳麓书院 嶽麓書院 yue4 lu4 shu1 yuan4
Yuelu Academy in Changsha, Hunan, famous ancient academy

韵书 韻書 yun4 shu1
rhyming dictionary; traditional Chinese phonetic dictionary with words ordered first by four tones 四聲|四声 then rhyme 韻|韵 (i.e. medial consonant and final)

债务证书 債務證書 zhai4 wu4 zheng4 shu1
debt instrument

战书 戰書 zhan4 shu1
written war challenge

招股书 招股書 zhao1 gu3 shu1
prospectus (setting out share offer); offering circular

招股说明书 招股說明書 zhao1 gu3 shuo1 ming2 shu1
prospectus

诏书 詔書 zhao4 shu1
edict; written imperial order

折节读书 折節讀書 zhe2 jie2 du2 shu1
to start reading furiously, contrary to previous habit (idiom)

真书 真書 zhen1 shu1
regular script (Chinese calligraphic style)

证明书 證明書 zheng4 ming2 shu1
certificate

正书 正書 zheng4 shu1
regular script (Chinese calligraphic style)

证书 證書 zheng4 shu1
credentials; certificate

支书 支書 zhi1 shu1
branch secretary; secretary of a branch of the Communist Party or the Communist Youth League; abbr. for 支部書記|支部书记

知书达理 知書達理 zhi1 shu1 da2 li3
educated and well-balanced (idiom)

直书 直書 zhi2 shu1
to record faithfully

中国大百科全书出版社 中國大百科全書出版社 zhong1 guo2 da4 bai3 ke1 quan2 shu1 chu1 ban3 she4
Encyclopedia of China Publishing House

周书 周書 zhou1 shu1
History of Zhou of the Northern Dynasties, twelfth of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史, compiled under Linghu Defen 令狐德棻 in 636 during Tang Dynasty, 50 scrolls

籀书 籀書 zhou4 shu1
seal script used throughout the pre-Han period

竺书 竺書 zhu2 shu1
Buddhist texts (archaic); scripture

竹书纪年 竹書紀年 zhu2 shu1 ji4 nian2
Bamboo Annals, early chronicle of Chinese ancient history, written c. 300 BC

著书 著書 zhu4 shu1
to write a book

著书立说 著書立說 zhu4 shu1 li4 shuo1
to write a book advancing one's theory (idiom)

篆书 篆書 zhuan4 shu1
seal script (Chinese calligraphic style)

自白书 自白書 zi4 bai2 shu1
confession

字书 字書 zi4 shu1
character book (i.e. school primer)

总书记 總書記 zong3 shu1 ji5
general secretary (of the Communist Party)