墨水

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Chinese[edit]

China ink; ink stick; abbrev. for Mexico water; river
simp. and trad.
(墨水)
anagram 水墨

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墨水

  1. prepared ink (in a liquid state, used in East Asian painting and calligraphy)
  2. ink (of the Western variety)
    鋼筆墨水 / 钢笔墨水  ―  Gāngbǐ méi mòshuǐr la.  ―  The fountain pen has used up its ink.
    打印機墨水 [MSC, trad.]
    打印机墨水 [MSC, simp.]
    Dǎyìnjī méi mòshuǐr le. [Pinyin]
    The printer has ran out of ink.
  3. (figuratively) scholarly knowledge; erudition

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