Category: Language Studies

How Chinese Works (III) – Radicals

How Chinese Works (III) – Radicals

  Chinese Character(汉字/漢字) is based on strokes 笔画/笔划(筆畫/筆劃)1. Strokes contributes radicals (偏旁部首 also AKA 偏旁 also AKA 部首), and radicals contributes characters. Here are some very important radicals which have their own meanings in it. 氵三点水 sān diǎn shuǐ – things about water and fluid, i.e.: 江(River), 河(River) 湖(Lake) 海(Sea, Ocean), 洋(Sea, Ocean. Both meanings…

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How Chinese Works (Menu)

How Chinese Works (Menu)

This page is a menu page of How Chinese Works series. I may update this page in any time, as long as I have any new thoughts. This series contains 2 parts now. The first part is “How Chinese Works.” It is an introduction of Chinese, focusing on how it works and some basic skills…

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