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15 Chinese Words Using Lao Posted by on Aug 1, 2017

There are thousands upon thousands of Chinese characters. While it’s certainly a Herculean task to learn them all, there are a few hundred you can focus your energy on that are very common and important. One such character is 老 (lǎo). Not only does this mean “old” or “elderly,” but it also refers to being “skilled”…

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100 Most Common Chinese Characters (21-40) Posted by on Jul 17, 2014

Keep going through the 100 most common Chinese characters with us in the 2nd video covering #s 21-40: 为  – wèi for, because of 子 – zǐ child, son 和  – hé and, together, with 你 – nǐ you 地 – dì earth, ground, position, place 出 – chū go out 道 – dào way…

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