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The home for authentic Chinese characters and Chinese names by Dr. Shan.

The home for authentic Chinese characters and Chinese names by Dr. Shan.

On Thursday, February 3rd, the Chinese Spring Festival will begin. Actually, a more familiar name would be the Chinese New Year, and this year it will be the Year of the Rabbit. Last year was the Year of the Ox and next year it will be my year, the Year of the Dragon.The Chinese years have interesting animal names, instead of boring numbers like Western years, but there are only twelve animals that have the honor of having a year named after them.

On Thursday, February 3rd, the Chinese Spring Festival will begin. Actually, a more familiar name would be the Chinese New Year, and this year it will be the Year of the Rabbit. Last year was the Year of the Ox and next year it will be my year, the Year of the Dragon.The Chinese years have interesting animal names, instead of boring numbers like Western years, but there are only twelve animals that have the honor of having a year named after them.

dragon-inspiration: “ Types of Chinese Dragon Chinese literature and myths refer to many dragons besides the famous long. The linguist Michael Carr analyzed over 100 ancient dragon names attested in...

dragon-inspiration: “ Types of Chinese Dragon Chinese literature and myths refer to many dragons besides the famous long. The linguist Michael Carr analyzed over 100 ancient dragon names attested in...

How Maps Unlock the Mysteries of Chinese Names - Andrew Stokols - The Atlantic

How Maps Unlock the Mysteries of Chinese Names

How Maps Unlock the Mysteries of Chinese Names - Andrew Stokols - The Atlantic

$ Supplement your lesson on Ancient China (Shang - Han Dynasties) with this Ancient China Stations Activity. In this activity, pairs of students visit 4 stations: 1. Ancient China Virtual Field Trip (internet connected computer required) 2. Dynasty T-shirts 3. Chinese Names 4. Ancient China Timeline  Also included in this pack, station signs, a 25 question worksheet to be assigned as classwork or homework, and answer keys.

Ancient China Stations Activity

$ Supplement your lesson on Ancient China (Shang - Han Dynasties) with this Ancient China Stations Activity. In this activity, pairs of students visit 4 stations: 1. Ancient China Virtual Field Trip (internet connected computer required) 2. Dynasty T-shirts 3. Chinese Names 4. Ancient China Timeline Also included in this pack, station signs, a 25 question worksheet to be assigned as classwork or homework, and answer keys.

Personalized Your Chinese Name Rubber Stamp. $15.00, via Etsy.

Chinese Seal- Personalized Your Chinese Name

Auspicious Chinese Names for People or Babies Born in the Year of Tiger

Auspicious Chinese Names for People or Babies Born in the Year of Tiger

Chinese Names - Find out how to read and write your pupils’ names in Chinese. Name not there? You can request for it to be added to the list.

Chinese Names - Find out how to read and write your pupils’ names in Chinese. Name not there? You can request for it to be added to the list.

the Chinese name of the elephant – 象 xiàng – also means ‘image, imagination’, and this is how it is used in Japanese, too. I don’t know why. It is quite rare in Chinese that a character has two meanings as distant as these. The character itself is simply the image of an elephant, rotated in 90 degrees to economize on space. From the inscriptions of ancient bronzes, oracle bones and stamps this is how we can reconstruct its etymology:

the Chinese name of the elephant – 象 xiàng – also means ‘image, imagination’, and this is how it is used in Japanese, too. I don’t know why. It is quite rare in Chinese that a character has two meanings as distant as these. The character itself is simply the image of an elephant, rotated in 90 degrees to economize on space. From the inscriptions of ancient bronzes, oracle bones and stamps this is how we can reconstruct its etymology:

Chinese Name:  shows many names in Chinese *site isn't working use https://translate.google.com

Find Out What Your Chinese Name Would Be

Chinese Name: shows many names in Chinese *site isn't working use https://translate.google.com