弄璋

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Chinese[edit]

 
to do; to manage; to handle; to play with; to fool with; to mess with; to fix; to toy with; lane; alley
ancient stone ornament
simp. and trad.
(弄璋)
Jade tablet ().

Etymology[edit]

In ancient times, boys were given jade tablets as toys, in the hope that they will become virtuous men when they grow up. Jade symbolises cleanness and virtuousness.

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弄璋

  1. (literary) to give birth to a boy

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