In traditional Chinese the character 筆 is used.
A stick of bamboo and some hair makes a pen.
Ancient calligraphy <pen>s [be] made of a stick of BAMBOO with a bit of FUR attached at the end, which you dunk *down and up* in ink.
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Definitions for 笔 pronounced as bǐ
- writing brush
- to write or compose
- the strokes of Chinese characters
- classifier for sums of money, deals
- notebook (stationery)
- notebook (computing)
- to take down (in writing)
- a type of literature consisting mainly of short sketches
- to write on behalf of sb
- to ghostwrite