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One Character a Day–“休”

One character a day, easy to master Chinese characters. Let’s take a look at the basic knowledge of “休”. 休 xiū Explnantion: rest Phrases: 休息 (xiū xi)have a rest;rest ; 休养(xiū yǎnɡ) recuperate “休”是由人( )和木( )组成,指一个人倚在树旁休息,所以有“休止”和“歇息”的意思。后来这字又有了“不要”的意思。 休 is a combination …

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One Character a Day–“信”

One character a day, easy to master Chinese characters. Let’s take a look at the basic knowledge of “信”. 信 xìn Explnantion: confidence; believe; letter; correspondence Phrases: 信封(xìn fēnɡ)envelope ;信念(xìn niàn) belief; faith “信”字是由“人”和“言”组成的字,表示人说的话应该是真实的,所以“信”的愿意就是指“实话”、“诚实”。后来这个字又多了不少的意义,比方“信心”、“相信”等等。 The character 信is an associative compound …

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One Character a Day

One character a day, easy to master Chinese characters. Let’s take a look at the basic knowledge of “喜”. 喜 xĭ Explnantion: happy; joy Phrases: 喜爱(xǐ ‘ài) like;be fond of ;喜酒(xí jiǔ) the wine drunk at a wedding 甲骨文里,“喜”的上部是鼓,听到音乐使人有开心、快乐的感觉;下部是口,人一开心就会开怀大笑,相信不难猜到它跟快乐、喜悦的情绪有关。此外,它还有喜欢、爱好和怀孕的含义。俗话说“有喜”,就是指“怀孕”。 In …

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One Character a Day–“王”

One character a day, easy to master Chinese characters. Let’s take a look at the basic knowledge of “王”. 王 wáng Explnantion: king Phrases: 王朝 imperial court;dynasty ; 王国 kingdom 在“人”的上下都加一上笔,本来张开的双腿也合起来,变成一条直线,就构成了“王”字。人们常说三条横线分别代表天、地、人,要是能身体力行把人、天、地 贯通起来,就是“王”。在“人”的上下都加一上笔,本来张开的双腿也合起来,变成一条直线,就构成了“王”字。人们常说三条横线分别代表天、地、人,要是 能身体力行把人、天、地贯通起来,就是“王”。 王 is formed by adding a horizontal …

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One Character a Day–“女”

One character a day, easy to master Chinese characters. Let’s take a look at the basic knowledge of “女”. 女 nǚ Explanation: woman; girl Phrases: 女士(nǚ shì) laby ;淑女(shū nǚ) fair lady 最早的象形字是把“女”字画成双手放在前面,一副鞠躬的样子( );渐渐地,又把“女”画得像一个跪下的女人,两手交叉放在胸前,这是古代妇女的形象。 In ancient times the position of …

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