The Chinese character 運 (yùn) is a pictophonetic character—one formed by combining a component that indicates the meaning with a component that indicates the sound.
The Chinese character for forbearance is formed by placing a “knife” over the “heart.”
To thoroughly understand the truth of a matter, first listen, then observe well and think carefully.
The character 和 (hé) portrays the traditional Chinese ideal of harmony between nature and humankind.
The Chinese character 法 (fǎ) stands for law or method.
The Chinese character 兵 (bīng) stands for soldier, the military, arms, or being related to war.
Learn about the Chinese character for snake as we celebrate Chinese New Year 2013, Year of the Snake.
The Chinese characters for music literally translates as “the sound of happiness.”
CHINESE CHARACTERS: 和平 Peace.
Confucius placed much emphasis on the conduct of people, especially as it relates to customs and ethics. The word 禮 (Li) means propriety and encompasses this idea of [...]