bài shī xué yì
phr. be formally apprenticed to a master and learn skills
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Traditional Chinese

Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
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tā wǔ suì shí jiù kāi shǐ bài shī xué yì
phr. At as early as the age of five, he was formally apprenticed to a master and learned skills.
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tán dùn yào jìn yīn yuè xué yuàn bài shī xué yì .
phr. Tan Dun wanted to get into the conservatory of Music, find a master and learn skills from him/her.