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 1000 Chinese Proverbs
Language: en
Pages: 200
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.
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: 304
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.
I'm Not Hanging Noodles on Your Ears and Other Intriguing Idioms From Around the World
Language: en
Pages: 272
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
Oral Traditions in Contemporary China
Language: en
Pages: 278
Authors: Juwen Zhang
Categories: China
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

Through a historical survey and analyses of oral traditions like fairy tales, proverbs, and ballads, among others, that are still in vigorous practice in China
Mandarin Chinese Picture Dictionary
Language: en
Pages: 96
Authors: Yi Ren
Categories: Foreign Language Study
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-03-27 - Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

This Mandarin picture dictionary covers the 1,500 most useful Mandarin Chinese words and sentences. Each word and sentence is given in Chinese characters with H
A Thematic Dictionary of Contemporary Chinese
Language: en
Pages: 880
Authors: Liwei Jiao
Categories: Foreign Language Study
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-01-08 - Publisher: Routledge

A Thematic Dictionary of Contemporary Chinese is a unique resource for intermediate to advanced students of Chinese. The dictionary presents 9,000 words organiz
China Online
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Veronique Michel
Categories: Foreign Language Study
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-03-10 - Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

Dive into China's new web-based subculture of tech-savy, subversive netizens with China Online! Using Baidu, China's form of Google, young Chinese web-surfers a