If I ask you a question (问题) (wen4 ti2): Do you know how to greet people in Mandarin-Chinese?
I am sure many of you will answer with confidence (自信) (zi4 xin4): “Of course. (当然) (dang1 ran2) I know it. (我知道) (wo3 zhi1 dao4) 你好! (ni2 hao3) (hello)”
Let me tell you: “你好” is just one way to greet people.
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In this post, I will talk about one of the most beautiful (美丽的) (mei3 li4 de) Chinese women in Chinese history (历史) (li4 shi3): 周璇。From the Wiki link, you will know about her life in summary.
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A frog in the well (井底之蛙) (jing3 di3 zhi1 wa1) is a very famous Chinese idiom story.
It tells a story about a frog that lived in a well, he thought he knew everything, however, after a conversation with a turtle passing by the well, he realized that he only knew well of a small world: the well where he was living.
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In the mobile era, people are now busy with typing instead of hand writing. It might be a good news for Mandarin-Chinese learners.
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This idiom story 守株待兔 (shǒu zhū dài tù) is a very famous Chinese folktale. This story tells a story that a farmer got a dead hare by accident while he worked on a field.
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