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schnaz - 学习小贴士

Posted: 2017-02-22, 16:09
by schnaz
I hope this tie3zi 帖 pleases ya.
帖子= tie3 zi = invitation , message, forum post.

帖 = 巾 + 占
巾 = jin1 = kerchief / towel / turban / general purpose cloth / woman's head covering (old)
占 = zhan1 = divine / observe / versify
I remember seeing old movies where a woman would drop a handkerchief as a ploy to get the attention of a man she as attracted to. In the movie "Tizoc" a dropped handkerchief was an offer of marriage in some Amerindian cultures, so I can make the connection between tie3zi and invitation / message / forum post / invitation card / notice

研究援助 (2) yan2jiu1 yuan2zhu4 (2) study aid (2)

Posted: 2017-03-01, 14:03
by schnaz
People in the yi4hui4 议会 have a lot to say.
议 = yi4 = consult, talk over
会 = hui4 = meet, assemble
Together it means parliament or legislative assembly.
讠= yan2 = speech or words radical Kangi radical #149
义 = yi4 = right conduct, righteousness
乂 = yi4 = govern, control, manage, nurture
丶 = zhu3 = dot; KangXi radical # 3
会 = hui = can / to be possible / to be able to / will / to be likely to / to be sure to / to assemble / to meet / to gather / to see / union / group / association
亼 = ji2 = to assemble, to gather together
人 = ren2 = man, people, mankind, someone else
一 = yi1 = one / an / a / alone
厶 = si1 / mou3 = private / secret / KangXi radical # 28
( Thanks to mdbg dictionary and character decomposition. )

Some other usages of 义 yi4 ( justice / righteousness / meaning / foster (father etc.) / adopted / artificial (tooth, limb etc. / relationship / friendship
Include:
同义词 = tong2 yi4 ci2 = synonym
同 = same
义 = meaning
词 = word
And
定义 = ding4yi4 = to define
定 = decide / settle / fix meaning
义 = meaning

研究援助第三 yan2jiu1 yuan2zhu4 di 3 study aid #3

Posted: 2017-04-30, 11:07
by schnaz
I am trying never to forget
that a xiao3 ti2 qin2 小提琴
is none other than a violin.
小 = xiao3 = small = a vertical stroke | dividing 2 little strokes / \
提 = 扌+ 是
扌 = hand / radical # 64
是 = shi4 = indeed / yes / right / to be / demonstrative pronoun / this / that
提 = ti2 / di1 / di3 / shi2 = to carry (hanging down from the hand) / to lift / to put forward / to mention / to raise (an issue) / upwards character stroke / lifting brush stroke (in painting) / scoop for measuring liquid
琴 = 玨 + 今
玨 = pieces of jade = jue2
今 = now / today / modern era ( phonetic = jin to remind you of qin )
琴 = qin2 = guqin / zither / musical instrument in general
( thanks to zhongwen.com )

研究援助第四) yan2jiu1 yuan2zhu4 di 4 study aid 4

Posted: 2017-05-13, 15:01
by schnaz
I don't have a way to bao4fu4 do you?
bao4fu4 = 暴富 = get rich quick

Re: schnaz - 学习小贴士

Posted: 2017-05-15, 20:41
by OldBoring
mod

Please do not open a new thread for each reminder or "study aid" as you call them. Instead, it is UniLang's tradition to open personal threads in language forums.

Re: schnaz - 学习小贴士

Posted: 2017-05-28, 8:58
by schnaz
Okydoky, and by the way the wan3hui4 晚会 is today! ( 晚 evening 会 party )

Re: schnaz - 学习小贴士

Posted: 2017-06-18, 3:32
by schnaz
They told.all about the row in the wan3bao4 晚报
(evening paper)

Re: schnaz - 学习小贴士

Posted: 2017-06-18, 9:33
by OldBoring
schnaz wrote:They told.all about the row in the wan3bao4 晚抱.(evening paper)

晚报 。
But it's usually a newspaper name, as in every city in China there are newspapers containing 晚报 in the name. So in English probably something like Evening Post?

Re: schnaz - 学习小贴士

Posted: 2017-06-22, 8:41
by schnaz
If you want to specify a particular evening paper, yes the Evening Post would work fine.

Re: schnaz - 学习小贴士

Posted: 2017-06-22, 9:11
by schnaz
They told all about the row in the Bei3jing1Wan3bao4 北京晚报。( Beijing Evening News )

Re: schnaz - 学习小贴士

Posted: 2017-06-22, 22:25
by schnaz
Zhe ge xue2qi1 da4jia1 bi3jiao4 busy.
这个学期大家比较 busy.
This semester everyone is rather mang2 忙.

Re: schnaz - 学习小贴士

Posted: 2017-06-27, 2:38
by schnaz
Did I hear you say: " Qian2mian4 you3 zuo4wei4. " ? 前面有座位。
前 = qian2 = front,forward,ahead
面 = mian2 = side
有 = you3 = have
座 = zuo4 = seat
位 = wei4 = seat

Re: schnaz - 学习小贴士

Posted: 2017-07-02, 1:37
by schnaz
You never return the gong1ju4 工具 that I lend you!
gong1 = 工 = work
ji4 = 具 = tool

Well that may be true but don't you see, ju4 is pronounced "gee".

Re: schnaz - 学习小贴士

Posted: 2017-07-02, 2:52
by schnaz
There are many jiao1tong1gong1ju4 交通 工具 in a city.
Jiao1tong1gong1ju4 = means of transportation.

Re: schnaz - 学习小贴士

Posted: 2017-07-02, 17:58
by schnaz
If you have a wei3yun4 尾韵
Don’t let it fall into ruin
Let’s be clear
It’s welcome here.


wei3 = tail,end = 韵
yun4 = music, rhyme 韵

Re: schnaz - 学习小贴士

Posted: 2017-07-07, 3:25
by schnaz
Do you think King Kong ever swam in the hai3yang2 ? 海洋
海 = ocean
洋 = ocean

Re: schnaz - 学习小贴士

Posted: 2017-07-09, 20:28
by schnaz
"Where is Jiangxi 江西 ?"
"Cha2kan4 查看di4tu2 地图 and see."
查看 = cha2kan4 = inspect
地图 = di4tu2 = map
江西 = Jiang1xi1 = Jiangxi province
江 = river
西 = west

Re: schnaz - 学习小贴士

Posted: 2017-07-16, 13:48
by schnaz
The contractor said to remodel the loo would take a ton of cai2fu4. 财富

Cai2 = wealth = 财
Fu4 = rich, abundant = 富
Cai2fu4 = wealth
Loo = bathroom

Re: schnaz - 学习小贴士

Posted: 2017-07-29, 15:33
by schnaz
Yi1sheng1 ji3 tian1 qian2 医生几 天前operated on my abdomen.

医生 = doctor
几天前 = a few ays ago

Re: schnaz - 学习小贴士

Posted: 2017-07-29, 18:50
by schnaz
"Father, does this jian4zhu4wu4 建筑物 belong to you?"
"Guo4qu4 过去 It belonged to me."

Jian4zhu4wu4 = building
Guo4qu4 = previously