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Postby schnaz » 2017-08-12, 15:10

Who did you say won the shi4jie4bei1 ?
Shi4 = generation, world, era = shi4 = 世
Jie4 = boundary, world, limit, domain = 界
Bei1 = cup = 杯
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Postby schnaz » 2017-08-20, 16:05

Every new day brings a new ji1hui4 机会.
机会 = opportunity
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Postby schnaz » 2017-08-28, 7:20

Ru4guo3 如果 I don’t win the bi3sai4 比赛 I will most likely cry.

如 = ru4 = if
果 = guo3 = fruit, result
如果 = ru4guo3 = if

比 = compare
赛 = compete, competition, match
比赛 = competition
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Postby schnaz » 2017-08-28, 12:37

"Aw you ate all the xian1guo3 鲜果"

鲜 = xian1 = fresh
果 = guo3 = fruit
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Postby schnaz » 2017-09-23, 17:52

I 研读 中文 do you ?
I yan2du4 zhong1wen2 do you ?
研 = 1 grind
2 research
读 = read, study, pronounce
研读 = to study attentively, to delve Into
中= middle
文 = literature, culture, writing
中文 = Chinese language
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Postby schnaz » 2017-10-23, 6:59

THESE CREDIT CARDS! The li4xi1
利息 will cause my bankruptcy!
利 = gains, advantage, profit
息 = rest, put stop to, end, cease
利息 = interest on a loan
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Postby schnaz » 2017-11-04, 17:03

Sui1ran2 虽然 you have lots of wen4ti2 问题 you can still be happy.

sui1 虽 = although
ran2 然 yes, certainly, pledge, promise
虽然 = although

虽 = 虫 + 口
Sui1 = hui3 or chong2 + kou3
The.character for "although" = worm or insect + mouth
Although worms and insects have
a mouth, they can't talk. 😉

然 = 月 + 犬 + 灬
Ran2 = yue2 + quan3 + biao1
The character for "yes , certainly, pledge, promise " = moon, month + dog + fire
Yes my dog barked ot the moon all month causing my neighbors to threaten to set my house on fire.🏠.



问 = to ask
题 = forehead, title, headline, theme
wen4ti2 = problem
问题 = problem
题 = 是 + 页
是 = 日 +正
日 = ri4 = sun, under the light of day
正 = zheng4 = right
页 = ye4 = face on a person or head
So 题 = ti2 = that head thing under the sun or in existence in other words the theme.

頁 and 首 ( simplified 页 ) (OC *hljuʔ, *hljus) were originally the same pictographic character with the same meaning of “head”, and the graphical difference was that 頁 also included the body in addition to the head of the person.
By the Eastern Han Dynasty [25–220 CE], 頁 has since been used as an alternative popular form of 葉 (“leaf; page”) to mean “sheet; page (of paper)”, which is its main meaning today.

The original sense of “head” is preserved in the radical 頁, which is used in characters such as 頭 (“head”) and 頸 (“neck”).
(Thanks to Wiktionary)

问 = 门 + 口
门 = men2 = door
口 = kou3 = mouth
Mr.Tan Huay Peng explains in his book Fun With Chinese Characters that back in the day when someone wanted to know something they came to your door and asked you.
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Postby schnaz » 2017-11-06, 0:46

Every generation thinks their young are highly cong1聪。

聪= intelligent, clever
聪 = 耳 + 总
耳 = er3 = ear
总 = zong3 = collect, overall, altogether
I try to imagine that a clever person uses their ear to collect things.

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