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Category: Chinese Characters


丹: From Ancient Alchemy to Human Health

In today’s world, weapon competition under high-tech integration measures the infinite possession of material wealth and fierce economic strength. But, do you know how gunpowder for weapons was invented as one of the four major inventions in ancient China and…

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静: Stillness is the Biggest Movement

Time brings a great change to the world. With technology’s daily fast development, substance brings forth the fresh at every single moment. A richly decorated crystal and jade palace today will all flutter away like a passing cloud one day….

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脏-藏: Recharge Your Treasure Boxes

Life is like a rechargeable battery, requiring career recharging, professional recharging, health recharging… from time to time, to maintain a high energy level. Did this concept exist before the battery’s existence? Yes. And, we can learn it through a single…

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志: That Innate Purpose and Determination

What means the determined will and the noble integrity of a person? Does a scholar, or a gentleman or a soldier acting on behalf of their true hearts describe any meaning of a person’s determined will and noble integrity? I…

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云: The Cloud or the Data Storage?

In June, SilkRoad Cooperation inspired me to work on the soulful Silk Road story through the character 丝-silk https://lnkd.in/gUJFph3s. Our collaboration in bridging cultural sharing in helping business continues. Today, we talk about 云-cloud, which connects a natural phenomenon with our digital daily…

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稳: Stand Steady like a Mountain

In different languages over the globe, there are various ways to describe the reactions of human beings in the face of difficulties and extreme trials. In Chinese, we often use 稳如泰山 to describe the cool-headed calmness and steadfastness of a…

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值: Searching for “Value”

I read a small article talking about value and it motivated me to do some research on the Chinese character “值”, which means value and worth in English. To find some photos I can use for this post, I entered…

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本: The Hidden Root

As one of the most fundamental characters, 木-wood/tree, used to be questioned by a younger me that why during its simplification, the center of this word is completely moved to the lower part. As we may all know that the…

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斗-Fight: Against Each Other? Or In Finding the True North!

Chinese characters have been in the process of development and simplification from graphics to graphical characters over history. In pursuing the benefits for common people in China and the rest of the world to learn the language more easily, our…

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听-Listen: Focused with Eyes, Ears, Brain, and Heart, then Gain

People intend to listen to what they want to listen to. They feel resonation, recognition, happiness, and energy when they listen to something they are intending to listen to. They feel conflict, restlessness, contempt, neglect, avoidance, even depression when they…

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