CHINESE CHARACTERS

On the Character: 癌

The history of language around cancer

CHINESE CHARACTERS

On the Character: 抱

Embrace the history of this clingy character

TRADITIONAL CULTURE

On the Character: 卫

A character that will never let down its guard

CHINESE CHARACTERS

On the Character: 滑

Don’t let go of this slippery character

TECHNOLOGY

Walled-Off: Pinyin Input

Third-party input systems for typing in Chinese

LANGUAGE

2018: The Year in Words

Reform anniversary, trade war and some slang words covered by TWOC won the Chinese word-of-the-year contest

LANGUAGE, CHINESE CHARACTERS

On the Character: 阳

A character to brighten up your day—or night

LANGUAGE, CHINESE CHARACTERS

On the Character: 治

Illness is often seen as a disease of disorder in the Chinese language, requiring firm “treatment”

LANGUAGE, CHINESE CHARACTERS, TRADITIONAL CULTURE

On the Character: 鲜

A character that stays fresh through the ages

CHINESE CHARACTERS

On the Character: 观

Here’s a character that’s worth keeping an eye on

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