How can I translate 自己人 into English?

October 16, 2023 0 Comments 0 tags

Sometimes I see people asking translation of words that can easily be found from a dictionary. 自己人is not one of those words to me. You cannot find an exact word

What Chinese words are particularly difficult to translate into English?

October 11, 2023 0 Comments 0 tags

I like to read 武侠小说, a category of Chinese novels that does not have an equivalent counterpart in the West. The closest I can think of are action novels like

Why do some people find Chinese easier than Japanese or Korean for an English speaker to learn?

October 11, 2023 0 Comments 0 tags

Chinese grammar is similar to English and much easier. Chinese Characters is hard but if u learn Japanese, you also have to learn those Chinese Characters and sentence. the problem

What are your thoughts on having a foreigner name as your Chinese last name?

October 2, 2023 0 Comments 0 tags

No, I don’t find it embarrassing or bothersome. I mean, when I look at various ways of romanizations of names of people from the Chinese-speaking world, or from Japan, Korea

What is the best thing to know when starting to learn Chinese?

September 30, 2023 0 Comments 0 tags

It’s a different ballgame. You didn’t mention your native language, so I don’t know your starting point. But first, with Chinese, there are no verb conjugations, no plurals, no tenses,

What is the longest word in Mandarin Language?

September 29, 2023 0 Comments 0 tags

Unfortunately, we don’t have the ” longest” word in China, because all our characters are individual. However, we have the most complex word. This one is “Biang”. It is the

Why is there no “V” in Chinese?

September 27, 2023 0 Comments 0 tags

There is a V sound in some Chinese dialects, such as Hakka. If you listen to northern Chinese speak, sometimes they use a V sound. But as to why there

Why does it seem that Mandarin Chinese grammar isn’t well-researched?

September 24, 2023 0 Comments 0 tags

Grammar is useful for Greek, Latin, Sanskrit, and other highly structured languages, but isn’t really that necessary for Chinese. There are no verb conjugations. A noun is just as happy

Why do ancient Chinese 1-yuan bills have “壹” and not ”一”?

September 23, 2023 0 Comments 0 tags

The character “壹” is how the number 1 is written in financial numerals. The financial numerals are still being used today in both China and Taiwan, so it’s not really

What is the meaning of “傻逼” in Mandarin Chinese?

September 22, 2023 0 Comments 0 tags

傻逼 contains two Chinese characters, 傻(Sha): stupid 逼(Bi): an insulting word ,that contains female genitalia and the meaning of bastard Exact Translation: stupid bastard. This is a slang word, not