Table of contents : 文藝門 - Literature and Arts [45 items]

by Lê Văn Cường - Phiên âm - khảo dị
English by Giáp Thị Hải Chi

1五經the Five Classics include Shih Ching, Shu Ching, Li Chi, I Ching, Spring and Autumn Annals
2四書the Four Books include Ta Hsueh, Chung Yung, Lun Yu and Méncius
3左傳name of a book of heroes of former ages
4性理Tính lý book
5諸史books used to record works of foreign countries: Thiếu vi book, Cương mục book, Cương giám book of Trung Bá Kính, Cương giám book of Viên Liễu Phàm
6國史book recorded national history
7詩韻輯要Thi vận tập yếu book
8對联to compose parallel sentences
10經義literary dissertation
11四六satiric literature, royal proclamation, petition
12詩賦poem and rhythmical prose
13文策traditional Sino-Vietnamese dissertation, essay (at civil service examinations) : first is ancient literature, later is modern literature
15書面front of book
17書卷book volume
18書頭book title
19書背back of book
20書腹content of book
21書臍center of book
22書口opening of book
23眞方plain handwriting
24艸書grass style; cursive weiting (in Chinese calligraphy)
25篆書seal characters
26characters with popular style
27行書grass style; cursive weiting (in Chinese calligraphy)
28楷書clear writing