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Easy Chinese Characters – 住(zhù)

Easy Chinese Characters - 住(zhù) Hi, there, Most compound Chinese characters have two components. The left is for meaning and the right for pronunciation. The left component of (住) is called “human radical”.  The right component (主) means “host”. A person (亻) is the host (主) so he LIVES 住 there.

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Easy Chinese Characters-说(shuō)

Easy Chinese Characters-说(shuō) Hi, there, The left component (讠) is a short form of 言represents “speaking or speech”. So speech comes from children’s 儿mouth 口. Children learn to speak 说 (shuō).  你 (nǐ) means “you” so “你说” is “you speak”. If you want to learn Chinese online with a professional Mandarin teacher, check out how Flipped...

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