word the future, SJ



About the pigs

Image source: 康殷《古篆文部首》

Is it true that the word relating the idea of a pig is and will always just be 猪(zhu1) in Chinese? Probably not. Continue reading “About the pigs”

The rise of punctuation

Photo: 書集囍室, 鹿港

Does “the rise of punctuation” sound like a sad topic? Let’s try. Continue reading “The rise of punctuation”

Sharpen the tools (Mandarin)

Image source: Ghost In The Shell, 1995

Doing Mandarin-English exchange online for quite a while, I’ve made some friends and collected some useful online resources. Here are what I want to share with those who are also on the path of learning foreign languages: Continue reading “Sharpen the tools (Mandarin)”

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