Dictionary of 1000 Chinese Idioms

Dictionary of 1000 Chinese Idioms
Author : Marjorie Lin
Publisher : Hippocrene Books
Total Pages : 196
Release : 2012
ISBN 10 : 078181278X
ISBN 13 : 9780781812788
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Dictionary of 1000 Chinese Idioms
Language: en
Pages: 196
Authors: Marjorie Lin
Categories: Foreign Language Study
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: Hippocrene Books

Four-character idioms, also known as chengyu, are key components of the Chinese language and culture, many conveying important lessons and social values that st
Dictionary of 1,000 Chinese Proverbs
Language: en
Pages: 235
Authors: Marjorie Lin
Categories: Foreign Language Study
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher:

Chinese proverbs offer invaluable insights into both the language and rich culture of China. Assembled here are proverbs that form the basic cultural tokens wit
Intermediate Chinese
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Yong Ho
Categories: Foreign Language Study
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Hippocrene Books

This continuation builds on the material in the earlier book, allowing users to expand their familiarity with Mandarin Chinese. The new audio CD feature is espe
Proverbs
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Wolfgang Mieder
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

Defines and classifies proverbs, and explores their occurrence in oral tradition, literature, art, and popular culture.
Dictionary of 1000 Chinese Proverbs
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Marjorie Lin
Categories: Foreign Language Study
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher:

Chinese origins are listed alphabetically by key words. Written in Chinese Pinyin (phonetic transcription) and followed by the English equivalent.
ABC Dictionary of Chinese Proverbs (Yanyu)
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: John S. Rohsenow
Categories: Foreign Language Study
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-11-30 - Publisher: University of Hawaii Press

This Chinese-English dictionary of proverbs (yanyu) consists of approximately 4,000 Chinese proverbs alphabetically arranged by the first word(s) (ci) of the pr
Nobel Universal Graphical Language
Language: en
Pages: 546
Authors: Milan Randic
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-05-24 - Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

Nobel is a pictographic language based on some 120 basic signs and many arrows of different shape that are mutually combined. It is named after Alfred Nobel (18
Dictionary of 1000 Italian Proverbs
Language: en
Pages: 148
Authors: Peter Mertvago
Categories: Foreign Language Study
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher:

A collection of the most commonly used and understood proverbs of the day.
I'm Not Hanging Noodles on Your Ears and Other Intriguing Idioms From Around the World
Language: en
Pages: 276
Authors: Jag Bhalla
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-06-16 - Publisher: National Geographic Books

"I’m not hanging noodles on your ears." In Moscow, this curious, engagingly colorful assertion is common parlance, but unless you’re Russian your reaction i
Figurative Language
Language: en
Pages: 503
Authors: Dmitrij Dobrovol'skij
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-11-08 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

The book develops a Theory of the Figurative Lexicon. Units of the figurative lexicon (conventional figurative units, CFUs for short) differ from all other elem