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Chinese idioms

Chiang, Ker Chiu.

Chinese idioms

in romanised Mandarin with literal and free translations and notes in English

by Chiang, Ker Chiu.

  • 54 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Chin Fen Book Store in Singapore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chinese language -- Idioms -- Dictionaries,
  • Chinese language -- Terms and phrases

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesZhonghua cheng yu
    Statementby Chiang Ker Chiu.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination273 p. ;
    Number of Pages273
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13593696M


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Common Chinese Idioms is the ideal tool for all intermediate to advanced learners of Chinese. Based on large corpora of authentic language data, it presents the most commonly used Chinese idioms or chengyu, along with a variety of synonyms, antonyms and the most common structures, enabling the reader to make educated guesses about the meanings of hundreds of unfamiliar idioms/5(8).

Although this book has a useful list of Chinese idioms, it contained many grammatical errors, incorrect phonetic spelling of Chinese characters, and incorrect tone markings. To the unknowing student of the Chinese language these errors could cause a lot of misunderstanding.

A revised edition should be published that is free of these errors/5(10). Common Chinese Idioms: An Annotated Frequency Dictionary presents the most frequently used idioms, which, according to the book will cover 40 to 50% of idioms in common use.

This takes the pain out of selecting which idioms to focus your time on learning. The idioms are also ordered by frequency, which makes for more effective learning. The Chinese language is richly imbued with cultural wisdoms and values underlying the appropriateness of idioms in the Chinese language.

The Dictionary provides Intermediate and B1-C1 level learners as well as scholars of the Chinese language with an essential reference book as Chinese idioms book as a useful cultural reader. My hope is that this book will encourage Westerners to enrich their own linguistic and expressive abilities by adopting and adapting from Chinese idioms and sayings, and thus also contribute to.

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We’ve collected ten of our favorite idioms into a FREE e-book and broken them down into English and Chinese so you’ll better understand the content. "LITTLE STORIES OF CHINESE IDIOMS" book-1 to book-8 are the books written by David Chang. Each book contains 40 interesting stories about the meaning of Chinese idioms.

Product Identifiers. Publisher. CreateSpace. ISBN ISBN eBay Product ID (ePID) Product Key Features. Format. Paperback. Publication. Chinese Idioms – Chinese sayings can be divided into two categories: proverbs (yan yu, see information on proverbs below), and idioms, (cheng yu).

Chinese chengyu are very compact, generally consisting of four Chinese characters. Mostly they come from ancient stories, folklore, and history. Dictionary of more than 30 Chengyu (chinese proverbial idioms) with calligraphy, pinyin, english translation, chinese explanations, synonyms, antonyms and context examples.

Chinese idioms are the most characteristic in Chinese words and phrases, which can accurately express a profound meaning with only a few words. Chinese idioms are deeply rooted in legacies and traditional culture, making the Chinese language more rich and fascinating.

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It provides popular Chinese idioms that are used almost daily and are an integral part of the Chinese language. List of Idioms from A to Z PDF free to download.

Why do I need to use the book of Idioms A to Z. An idiom is a phrase which you will not be able to understand understood just by looking at the words. You can start to learn them or you will never understand what the words are trying to say.

We created a list of our favorite English idioms that have Chinese counterparts. Some of these idioms are rooted in history, some are quite similar in phrasing to their English equivalent, and some make chuckle-worthy and unexpected comparisons.

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Communicative competence, the ultimate goal of language learning, consists of not only linguistic, but intercultural competence, which enables the. Common Chinese Idioms is the ideal tool for all intermediate to advanced learners of Chinese.

Based on large corpora of authentic language data, it presents the most commonly used Chinese idioms or chengyu, along with a variety of synonyms, antonyms and the most common structures, enabling the reader to make educated guesses about the meanings of hundreds of/5.

Book Description. Common Chinese Idioms is the ideal tool for all intermediate to advanced learners of Chinese. Based on large corpora of authentic language data, it presents the most commonly used Chinese idioms or chengyu, along with a variety of synonyms, antonyms and the most common structures, enabling the reader to make educated guesses about the meanings of hundreds of.

Four-character idioms, or chéngyǔ (Traditional Chinese: 成語; Simplified Chinese: 成语, literally "to become (part of) the language") are widely used in Classical Chinese, a literary form used in the Chinese written language from antiquity untiland are still commonly used in Vernacular writing today.

Classical Chinese can be compared to the way Latin was used in the Western world. The book I study Chinese from (My Chinese Classroom) has a section at the end of each chapter called 'Chinese idioms you need to know' (as well as 'Chinese characters you need to know').

They're much more common ones than in the other book (things like 人山人海 or 言多必失) but it's a good thing for a text book to have.

The Chinese language is especially rich in idioms where a suitable phrase can be found for nearly every occasion. It goes without saying that the expression contained in idioms is innately linked to their native culture and, although they are a refined method of expressing a specific meaning, the richness of this form of language can be greatly 5/5(1).

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