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Chinese Character for Law: Fǎ (法)

The Chinese character 法 (fǎ) stands for law or way. It is composed of two parts: 氵(shuǐ) and 去 (qù). 氵is a variant of...

Chinese Character: Heal (治)

The character 治 (zhì) can be traced back to the time of Dayu (大禹) (2200-2100 B.C.), or the Great King Yu, and how he...

Arabella Kushner Shook the Chinese Community With Her Fluent Mandarin

A video of U.S President Trump’s granddaughter Arabella Kushner reciting ancient Chinese poetry and singing Chinese songs in fluent Mandarin caused a sensation among...

The Chinese Character for Jade, 玉

Let’s do an easy word this time - The Chinese character for jade! 玉 (yù) is another word based on the ideogram for king, 王...

The King (王) of Chinese Characters

Kings ruled societies in ages past. Just a few centuries ago, a hundred thousand kings ruled a hundred thousand kingdoms on Earth. China, too,...

Story Behind the Famous Chinese Phrase: Zengzi Kills the Pig

Zengzi, a Chinese philosopher and student (scholar) of Confucius, was well known and often quoted in connection with one of the most famous Chinese...

Popular Chinese Phrases Based on the Chinese Character for Tiger: 虎

There are many popular Chinese phrases that are based on the Chinese character for tiger, 虎 (pronounced hǔ). This is a popular symbol among...

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