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读书人
Simplified 读书人
Traditional 讀書人
Pin Yin
du2 shu1 ren2
English
  • scholar
  • intellectual
Examples:
1. 加拿大人赢得读书人
Canadian wins the Booker Prize
2. "且这贾政最喜读书人,礼贤下士,济弱扶危,大有祖风"
Delighted in honouring worthy men of letters and helping those in distress
3. 去年学校假期由《星期5周报》与国家图书馆管理局联合举办的"寻找读书人的样子"活动。
During the year-end school holidays last year, Friday Weekly and the National Library Board organised an activity "in search of the profile of a reader".
4. 去年学校假期由《星期5周报》与国家图书馆管理局联合举办的“寻找读书人的样子”活动,由记者每周六到图书馆采访借书的年轻人。
During the year-end school holidays last year, Friday Weekly and the National Library Board organised an activity "in search of the profile of a reader". Its reporters went to the libraries on six Saturdays to interview young book borrowers.
5. 特别是他们中可称之为“百分之百读书人”的那一部分。
Especially for those among them who can be called "one hundred percent book-readers".
6. 方遯翁正如一切老辈读书人,自信“不为良相,便为良医”,懂得医药。
Like all lettered men of the older generation, Fang Tun-weng believed that he knew something about medicine: "If not a good official, then a good doctor," as the saying went.
7. 宗谱的编制由一批读书人负责,由族内各个家庭提供细节。
The writing of clan genealogy would be entrusted to a committee of scholars, with inputs from the individual families.
8. 读书可以完善天性,而经验可以使读书人完善。因为天性就像自然成长的树,需要由学问去剪修,而单靠书本指出的方向又太无边际,除非由经验加以范围和约束。
They perfect nature, and are perfected by experience; for natural abilities are like natural plants, that need pruning by study; and studies themselves do give forth directions too much at large, except they the bounded in by experience.
9. 顺利考取功名的读书人,还能光宗耀祖。
Those who excelled would bring prestige and honour to their families and clansmen.
10. 花太多的时间去读书是懒惰的做法;过多地注意文采是做作;纯粹按书中的教条去评断则是读书人的毛
To spend too much time in studies is sloth; to use them too much for ornament is affectation; to make judgment wholly by their rules is the humor of a scholar.