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by jaz
Thu Jul 29, 2010 7:26 am
Forum: Learning Chinese
Topic: Learning chinese
Replies: 2
Views: 6401

Re: Learning chinese

"The Electronic Cultural Atlas Initiative (ECAI) Silk Road Atlas is a series of interactive maps" divided into "four broad areas: Land, Empires, Routes, and Cultures."
by jaz
Tue Jul 27, 2010 3:26 am
Forum: Translations & Chinese/English names
Topic: Names, names, names ...
Replies: 81
Views: 233003

Re: Names, names, names ...

HELLEN (希腊)光的意思人们认为HELEN是美丽的上流社会的女子,有着黑发与黑眸,优雅,聪明受过高等教育的。 HEBE 希腊语,意为『春天之神』其变形为Hebbe。 HEIDIADALHEID, ADELAIDE的简写。人们将HEIDI描绘为电影或书中孩子般的角色-美丽文静的斯甘地拉维亚女子有着一头耀眼的金发。 INGRID (斯甘地拉维亚)"英雄之女"。人们将INGRID联想为金发的斯甘地拉维亚女子,聪明,热情,又勤奋INGA不是被描绘为美丽如INGRID BERGMAN般的美女不然就是高大,魁梧的年长女人。 ISHARA (印度名)很有钱的意思...所以取这名字的...
by jaz
Tue Jul 27, 2010 3:24 am
Forum: Translations & Chinese/English names
Topic: Names, names, names ...
Replies: 81
Views: 233003

Re: Names, names, names ...

DONNA (意大利文)"夫人"的意思。人们认为DONNA适合可爱的,有母爱的女子,文静,友善并平易近人。 DORIS (希腊)从海洋来的。DORIS被描绘为整齐,活跃的金发女子,健谈友善,就像DORIS DAY. EDITHA (老式英语)"丰硕之礼"对大部份人来说,Edith是平凡,穿著老旧,可爱,容易上当又迟钝的女人。有些人则把Editha看成不受赞许的老师。 ELAINE Elaine被人形容为美丽的金发女子-精明有商业头脑,不但友善还是个很好的朋友。 ELLA (古式英语),"小淘气,美丽的女子"。人们说ELLA是高大,魁梧...
by jaz
Mon Jul 26, 2010 8:21 am
Forum: Learning Hakka
Topic: Hakka e-Learning Center
Replies: 2
Views: 17946

Re: Hakka e-Learning Center

The Culture of China (simplified Chinese: 中国文化; traditional Chinese: 中國文化; pinyin: Zhōngguó wénhuà) is one of the world's oldest and most complex cultures[1][2]. The area in which the culture is dominant covers a large geographical region in eastern Asia with customs and traditions varying greatly b...
by jaz
Tue Jul 06, 2010 9:52 am
Forum: Chinese language
Topic: Korean invented chinese language
Replies: 160
Views: 644029

Re: Korean invented chinese language

wow gwe23, all that hate. At the start you were making a great rant, slightly bias but you making some good points and i was agreed with you on some. However at the end i was just thinking what a tool you are. If you going to write like that why write anything with facts and figure why not just insu...
by jaz
Tue Jul 06, 2010 9:15 am
Forum: Chinese language
Topic: Korean invented chinese language
Replies: 160
Views: 644029

Re: Korean invented chinese language

I wouldn't try spreading "hearsay" around to other people without backing it up with citations and proofs. Korean is neither related linguistically, nor bioethnically to the Chinese. I went to one of the best linguistic schools in the United States, and am a specialist in historical phono...
by jaz
Tue Jul 06, 2010 9:07 am
Forum: Chinese language
Topic: Chinese characters WILL last
Replies: 5
Views: 28182

Re: Chinese characters WILL last

Are we talking in technolgy or as part of a language? It will never die out, it may slightly adapt but wont die out. It part of the culture and history of China and would be unthinkable to change it . However even now it is changing. More and more english words are part of the younger generation man...
by jaz
Tue Jul 06, 2010 7:45 am
Forum: Mandarin language forum
Topic: learning Mandarin
Replies: 24
Views: 34307

Re: learning Mandarin

Hey, I've been studying Mandarin and Cantonese for a little while now, and I think they're about equally as easy. I don't think you'll have a problem with Mandarin if you already speak Cantonese. Iron Monkey ;) Im sure you made a mistake there. Surely it should be equally as hard :lol: . I have bee...
by jaz
Mon Jul 05, 2010 6:09 am
Forum: Chinese language
Topic: I want to learn Chinese and visit China.
Replies: 10
Views: 39364

Re: I want to learn Chinese and visit China.

You could do it on the cheap by planning it all yourself. However it depends on where you want to go. The trains are very cheap and so the transport around china is very cheap. For places to stay there is tons of Chinese people who would let you stay for free in exchange you chat to their daughters ...
by jaz
Mon Jul 05, 2010 5:55 am
Forum: Mandarin language forum
Topic: mandarin or japanese?
Replies: 13
Views: 19880

Re: mandarin or japanese?

Which is the easier language is a tough question. As people mentioned before both languages have their easy points and their hard points. Learning Mandarin : Grammer : Learning Mandarin's grammar is very easy . So easy that some people actually feel that Mandarin has no grammar. Tones : This is the ...

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