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Chinese Language and Culture

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Chinese language and culture is unique to the mainland Asia. The language is a part of the Sino-Tibetan family of language that has 12 different regional variations, while the culture is represented by the 58 ethnic groups spread across China.
Chinese Answer: There is no real one answer as Chinese has many dialects (e.g. Mandarin, Wu, Xiang, Hakla, Yue, Min Nan, etc.) which are mutually unintelligible to speakers of other dialects. It also depends where the speaker is from - Mainland Chinese officially speak Mandarin, Hong Kong uses...
The Chinese language consists of only characters and no actual"letters". However, the character "啊" corresponds to "ah!", whichis an "a" sound.
used to exaggerate something..or grand, as in the grand from 'grandmother' etc.
In ancient China's society, 9 is biggest than other single no. And  from the pronoucation, 9 means for ever. So, it remind people that  this no. is the biggest and will last for ever, it also used as the  simble of the King.
Chinese scrolls are like Egyptian scrolls, Spanish scrolls, and  Irish scrolls. They are used for documents, important papers,  books, almost anything you can think of that would be in a book  nowadays.
"夢", pronounced "mèng".
The Chinese number system originated from Japan
1988 is the year of the Rabbit. From BEST to WORST rabbits get  along with Rat, Goat, Ox, Monkey, Dog, Pig, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon,  Horse. You do not get along with Snakes or Roosters
it helped by saving time and making everything easier
It depends on the year you were born not the month.
鴨 "ngaap." The "ng" (which sounds like the "gna" of "gnarly" which  a bit more of an emphasis on the "g") sound is much softer than the  "aap" sound.
If you're writing "I'm sorry" in Chinese, it is 對不起 (Traditional).  But in spoken form, it would take the form of "dui (duy) mm ju".   It's hard to explain through words without audio, but the "ju" is  like a mix between "Jake' and "Juke". Neither too much of an "a"  sound, nor too much...
If you were born in January of 1957 your birth animal would be the  Monkey.   If you were born February or later of 1957 your animal is the  Rooster.
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They can reach a 1000 metres or mile in height.
2 words.......... not much
Ahem! They are Beijing (Capital City), Shanghai, Guangzhou, and Shenzhen.
the national parliament of china
Mano i.e. spanish meaning "hand"Po i.e. particle of the tagalog language showing respect to superiors e.g. arents elders etc.
The year you were born is the Chinese Year (animal) you are.     Rat: 2008, 1996, 1984, 1972, 1960   Ox: 2009, 1997, 1985, 1973, 1961   Tiger: 2010, 1998, 1986, 1974, 1962   Rabbite: 2011, 1999, 1987, 1975, 1963   Dragon: 2012, 2000, 1988, 1976, 1964   Snake: 2013, 2001, 1989,...
The main colour in a facial makeup symbolizes the disposition of the character.   Gold and silver colours are usually used for gods and spirits.   Red indicates devotion, courage bravery, uprightness and loyalty.   Black symbolizes roughness and fierceness. The black face indicates either a...
There are many reasons to learn about China's history and cultures or any country's history or culture. If for nothing else just to better educate yourself in regards to world history. Just because China and the US are on the other sides of the world does not mean their histories are not linked....
There are many large cities (by population size) found in China.  The largest include Guangzhou, Shanghai, Beijing, as well as  Shantou.
If you mean the English word "yo" as in "Yo, what's up?" then I'm  afraid there is no equivalent. As "Yo" seems to be a form of a  exclamation used to greet someone, attract their attention, or  express excitement, there are currently no Chinese equivalents for  this exclamation.
The Great Wall of China stretches from Shanhaiguan in China to Lop Nur in Mongolia.
In the contemporary Chinese written language, there are currently  two standard character sets: Traditional and Simplified Chinese.    Traditional Chinese characters are currently used in Hong Kong,  Macau, and Republic of China (Taiwan). While traditional characters  can still be read and...
Travel to Manchuria, Learn the Manchurian language, and Marry Manchus
stone and tools made from iron.
I think you mean the great-wall.
because of there bright colors like:red yellow and gold
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  In general, Chinese will exercise by dancing at the park with a group of friends (usually 30 or more), do taichi. Actual sports, Chinese play soccer, ping pong, baseball, basketball, as well as many others.
The dragonfly means a variety of things in Chinese. The dragonflymeans power, poise, maturity and a depth of character.
Chinese religion tkes place after budism while Japanese is more of a zen masters religion where the practitioner empteis his mind of all thoughts to gain enlightenment.
我想看你 Wǒ xiǎng kàn nǐ
A cantonese lamp with the initials C.L. is Chinese lanturn
  Chinese New Year is  the longest and most important celebration in the Chinese calendar.  The Chinese year 4713 begins on Feb. 19, 2015. Chinese  months are reckoned by the lunar calendar, with each month  beginning on the darkest day.   
The Filipinos got their strong family ties and the respect for elders from the Chinese.
Water Snake. Water Snakes are influential and insightful. They manage others well and tend to be good for organizations to utilize as staff.
It means grandma :) When the wife calls her mother in law, it's Po Po.
china people who speak fluent mandarine or cantonese
It's certainly been true historically that the first to discover a place are not necessarily the ones who develop it. The Native Americans, the Chinese and the Norse all had been to America, but obviously the Spanish and English developed it the most. Likewise, while America reached the moon first...
in a legend they use fireworks to scare away a dragon called 'nian'
The hungry ghost festival is celebrated in China on the fifteenth day of the seventh lunar month. In 2010 this falls on 24th August.
There is no large Chinese population in the Middle East, but it is increasing, especially in Iran since most other countries will not assist the Iranians in drilling for oil (due to the sanctions). There is also a Chinese guest-worker population in Israel in the few hundreds. However, the Middle...
"wo xi huan ni"(我喜欢你)
My friend Maria Filipina Lumingkit said that they are a half Chinese family? Is it true? I'M CALLING THE CHINESE. If there is Lumingkit family in CHINA.
The Qing dynasty was overthrown. It is also referred to as the Ch'ing, Manchu, and a few other names.
The simplest level of culture is Culture Trait, it is an individual tool, act, or belief that is related to a particular situation or need. Individual culture traits combine to form the next level- Culture Complexes which is a cluster of interrelated traits. Culture complexes combine to for larger...
Chinese pinyin: li shi (利是)it's pronounced like LIE shee
yes every year there is a different zodiac.
it's said like this: knee pa ling toaw
Super Star by S.H.E. and Tong Hua by Guang Liang are some of the popular Mandarin Chinese songs. They're both good.
you shouldn't sweep or clean as Chinese ancestors say that you are sweeping away your good luck for the year.
Just that you will be better in tune with the universal (God)  energies of that year.
yes only if they are 7 pounds and seven ounces
French: Ami (AH-mee)Japanese: Tomodachi (toh-moh-DAH-chee)Spanish: Amigo (ah-MEE-goh)
新年快樂!"sun leen fai lok"   (The "fai" sounds like "fight" without a "t". Like, "WiFi" without  the "Wi".)    If you want to get fancier with this, you can add "祝你" (zhok  nei/nae) in front of it.   祝你新年快樂! Wish you a happy new year!
The People's Republic of China
1993 is The Year of the Rooster
Chuugokugo Chuugoku means China Go means language
It's 3 days, but Chinese people get to have 7 days off work.
Hanfeizi taught that humans were naturally evil. He believe that they needed harsh laws and stiff punishments to force them to do their duty.
A     诶     ēi     B     比     bǐ     C     西     xī     D     迪     dí     E     伊     yī     F     艾弗     ài fú     G     吉     jí  ...
福 [fú] They usually hang it upside down so it can bring them luck.
I've never heard of a Chinese geisha. It's a Japanese word, and traditionally a Japanese profession.
"ni zai guhn wo Kai wan shiao"
what role did women play in Chinese society
Oxen and Roosters are the Snake's best friends. Pigs are Snakes mortal enemies.
their wives because seriously men can't make decisions on there own
Cantonese chicken is an American-Chinese recipe for baked, skillet or roasted chicken pieces cooked with a variety of flavors with ginger as the most common ingredient. It might be served over Chinese noodles or rice.
the Chinese people are Asian.
 I'm not getting your question, but let me just tell you a little bit about Chinese.    Chinese - No alphabets, as you might know.    The Chinese language cannot be written like English, because it contains only characters, therefore you can't just name someone's English name.   ...
The most used language in China is believed to be Mandarin Chinese.
It's actually an interesting question. The Chinese government claims to be communist, although their current policies bear little resemblance to communism as it used to be practiced in the USSR or other communist nations. China has a mixed economy, with both communist and capitalist elements. A more...
to remove the bad luck from the pass in their house
You are simply unfamiliar with the language. Any language seems nonsensical to someone who has not been exposed to it.