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How Chinese characters were formed 5? Compound indicatives from 木

Date: June 6, 2013 Author: Jing Wang Categories: Chinese characters

We know this is a tree 木 mù.             Two trees makes a woods. This is a woods 林. We read it in pinyin lín.           Another easy character from 木 tree. Three trees makes a forest. This is a forest 森. We read it in…

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How Chinese characters were formed 4-compound from 人

Date: May 29, 2013 Author: Jing Wang Categories: Chinese characters

I am going to show you how to build some new Chinese words and phrases from the character 人 rén – person we have learnt already. Hope you remember this is 人 person. We read it in pinyin: rén.             大 looks like a person with arms outstretched to show…

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春的组合

How Chinese characters were formed 3

Date: May 28, 2013 Author: Jing Wang Categories: Chinese characters

What a lovely sunny morning. I saw the sunshine through my window. A easy quiz for you guys when you are enjoying the Spring morning sunshine. What does this character mean when three people said they all have seen the sun? My collage artwork might give you some hints.            …

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How Chinese characters were formed 2

Date: May 23, 2013 Author: Jing Wang Categories: Chinese characters

  I have transformed the ancient Chinese character drawings into modern Chinese characters. These characters are pictograms — stylised drawings of the objects they represent. I am going to show you how to use these characters to build and form new words and phrases in the coming post. 12 Ancient Chinese character drawings    …

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How Chinese characters were formed 1? 12 basic radicals/characters

Date: May 13, 2013 Author: Jing Wang Categories: Chinese characters

I have been using picture representing Chinese characters (象形文字 Xiang xing wen zi)to teach my students. After the last couple of years’ teaching, I now can put them together with the method I have developed and I call it 象形图像识字法 Pictogram-Visual Chinese character learning method. You will be be able to learn 150 Chinese characters…

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