Third Idiom List (Learn Chinese)

THIRD IDIOM LIST  ∞ [ 画hua4饼bing3充chong1饥ji1 ] = Allaying Hunger with Pictures of Cakes  this idiom came to be used to mean comforting oneself with unrealistic thoughts, without solving practical problems.   [ 一yi2鸣ming2惊jing1人ren2… Continue reading

The Knowledge of the Qingming Festival (Advanced Level)

【The Knowledge of the Qingming Festival】 ∞ This Saturday is the Qingming Festival and it falls on fifth of April, this is a serious day to venerate the ancestors. There are some countries… Continue reading

The Red Panda (POPULITY 中国 CULTURE)

Red Panda (Ailurus fulgens) ∞             Red panda or lesser panda ( Ailurus fulgens ) is a species of carnivorous mammal of the family Ailuridae . Species is listed… Continue reading

Feast of chinese lanterns (POPULITY 中国 CULTURE)

FEAST OF CHINESE LANTERNS The Feast of Lanterns is celebrated on the fifteenth day of the first lunar month, between February and March in the Gregorian calendar , coinciding with the first full… Continue reading

Second Idiom List (Learn Chinese)

SECOND IDIOM LIST   [ 画hua4龙long2点dian3睛jing1] = Putting the Finishing Touch to the Picture of a Dragon  This idiom is used to describe how, when writing or speaking, one or two key sentences… Continue reading

The meeting between Chang Dai-chien & Picasso (Advanced Level)

The meeting (Chang Dai-chien & Picasso)     ∞ In 1956, the Eastern Chang Dai-chien(Born: 1899, China;Died: 1983, Taiwan) and Western Pablo Picasso(Born: 1881, Spain; Died: 1973, France) were meeting in France. Chang Dai-chien… Continue reading

Sakura Blossom (Advanced Level)

CHERRY BLOSSOM ∞ In  Japan,the cherry blossom is called “sakura” which is the nation flower of Japan. In spring, sakura blossom is almost everywhere in japan .They add up a lot of beauty… Continue reading

First Poem Tao-Te-King (Chinese Culture)

FIRST TAO-TE-KING POEM ∞ The Tao that can be expressed is not the true Tao. The name that can be given is not his real name. Unnamed is the beginning of the universe… Continue reading

First List of Idioms (Learn Chinese)

FIRST LIST OF IDIOMS ∞   [ 惊jing1弓gong1之zhi1鸟niao3 ] =  Birds Startled by the Mere Twang of a Bowstring   This idiom means that if one has been frightened in the past one’s… Continue reading

Proverb List (Chinese Culture)

PROVERB LIST   ∞ 吃得苦中苦(chi1de2ku3zhong1ku3),方为人上人(fang1wei2ren2shang4ren2) = No pains, no gains.   有志者事竟成(you2zhi4zhe3shi4jin4cheng2) = Where there is a will, there is a way.   天无绝人之路(tian1eu2jue2ren2zhi1lu4) = Heaven will always leave a door open.    今日事(jin1ri4shi4),今日毕(jin1ri4bi4) =Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.    苦尽甘来(ku3jin4gan1lai2) = Pain of the… Continue reading