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Lucky and Unlucky Numbers in Chinese Culture

Chinese numbers in Mandarin pinyin and hand gestures. This is how one could show different numbers with one's hands in Chinese culture - I used to know all of these when I was little, but have a hard time remembering past 6 now.

Chineasy, A Visual System to Easily Learn Chinese Characters Using Simple Illustrations

Chineasy: The New Way to Read Chinese is a collaboration between author ShaoLan Hsueh and graphic artist Noma Bar designed to provide a simple way to learn Chinese by combining the characters themselves with illustrations.

The beauty of these Chinese conversational phrases is that they are short and sweet, and simple to learn in a short span of time. More details:http://bit.ly/1NGXoDs

Playful Illustrations Make It Easy to Learn Chinese. By ShaoLan Hsueh.

Playful Illustrations Make It Easy to Learn Chinese. By ShaoLan Hsueh.

Chinese characters used to be pictograms. These illustrations by ShaoLan Hsueh are witty as they show the fundamentals of Chinese characters and allow one to easily associate the referrents of these characters!

Kanji is derived from Chinese. Japanese consists of three writing systems; hiragana (あ), katakana (ア) and kanji (雨).