IDIOMS

Choice Chengyu: Idioms Don’t Only Come in Fours

The Chinese ‘chengyu’ that aren’t four characters long

IDIOMS

Parallel Idioms that Cross Language Barriers

English and Chinese sayings that are almost exactly equivalent

HISTORICAL FIGURES

Things Confucius Never Said

Mistaken and misrepresented quotes from China’s most famous philosopher

IDIOMS

Choice Chengyu: Elephantine Phrases

Learn essential idioms about elephants from Chinese history

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CHINESE CHARACTERS

On the Character: 亲

From kin to kindred, a character that connects people and brings them together

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CHINESE CHARACTERS

On the Character: 探

A character that probes the unfamiliar and questions the unknown

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CHINESE CHARACTERS

On the Character: 助

A character that is always willing to lend a hand

IDIOMS

Choice Chengyu: Long Stories

Idioms to celebrate the Dragon King

IDIOMS

Choice Chengyu: Red-Light References

Traditional metaphors and euphemisms for sex work

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