Archive | May, 2013

Origin of Chinese Characters 说文解字 190 – 面 Miàn; face

Learn Chinese Online, Anywhere You Can!  Join our daily FREE blogs and making daily progress with us.     Vocabulary Builder 脸面 Liǎnmiàn 1 (名)  face 脸面 Liǎnmiàn 2 self-respect; sb.’s feelings; face: 见面 Jiànmiàn (动) meet; see; 面具 Miànjù (名) mask: 防毒面具 Fángdú miànjù gas mask 面目可憎 Miànmù kězēng repulsive appearance 面目 Miànmù 2 […]

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Origin of Chinese Characters 说文解字 187 – 发 (髮) Fā; hair

Learn Chinese Online, Anywhere You Can!  Join our daily FREE blogs and making daily progress with us.   Vocabulary Builder 发 Fā  (名) hair: 理发 Lǐfà haircut 发型 Fàxíng (名) hair style 发指 Fāzhǐ (动) boil with anger: 令人发指 Lìng rén fàzhǐ make one’s hair bristle with anger. 头发 Tóufà (名) hair (on the human […]

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Origin of Chinese Characters 说文解字 185 – 龄 Líng ; age; years:

Learn Chinese Online, Anywhere You Can!  Join our daily FREE blogs and making daily progress with us.     Vocabulary Builder 龄 Líng (名)  age; years: 年龄 Niánlíng age 学龄儿童 Xuélíng értóng schoolage children 龄 Líng 2 length of time ; duration: 工龄 Gōnglíng length of service; years of service 高龄 Gāolíng (名) advanced in […]

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Origin of Chinese Characters 说文解字 183 – 齿 Chǐ; tooth

Learn Chinese Online, Anywhere You Can!  Join our daily FREE blogs and making daily progress with us.   Vocabulary Builder 齿 Chǐ 1 tooth 齿 Chǐ 2 a tooth like part of anything 口齿 Kǒuchǐ 1 (名)  enunciation: 口齿清楚 Kǒuchǐ qīngchu clear enunciation 口齿 Kǒuchǐ 2 ability to speak: 口齿伶俐 Kǒuchǐ línglì speak fluently 不齿 […]

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Origin of Chinese Characters 说文解字 182 – 媚 Mèi; 1 flatter; fawn on; toady to; curry favour with; 2 charming; fascinating; enchanting

Learn Chinese Online, Anywhere You Can!  Join our daily FREE blogs and making daily progress with us.     Vocabulary Builder 媚 Mèi 1 (动) flatter; fawn on; toady to; curry favour with 媚 Mèi 2 (形) charming; fascinating; enchanting: 春光明媚 Chūnguāng míngmèi the sprìng scenery exudes radiance and charm 媚骨 Mèigǔ  (名) obsequiousness 媚外 […]

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