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听故事学中文 Learning Chinese through Stories

Jan 11, 2017

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哪吒 Né zhā Name, a hero fictional figure in Chinese mythology 闹 nào verb, to start a chaos 龙王 lóngwáng noun, dragon king 父子 fùzǐ noun phrase, father and son 称霸一方 chēngbàyìfāng Chengyu, to play the tyrant in a locality 兴风作浪 xīngfēngzuòlàng Chengyu, raise winds and waves; make...


Jan 11, 2017

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Nezha is a famous fictional figure in Chinese mythology stories. As a kid hero, he rewards the right and punishes the wrong. In this chapter, the story tells Nezha fighting with the evil power in the East Sea to help the local people earn back lives with peace and tranquility....


Jan 5, 2017

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卧 wò verb, to lie down 薪 xīn noun, fire woods 尝 cháng verb, to taste 胆 dǎn noun, gallbladder 长江 chángjiāng noun, the Yangtze River 下游 xiàyóu noun phrase, downstream 征服 zhēngfú verb, to conquer 对方 duìfāng noun, the other side 强大 qiángdà adj, powerful; strong 会稽 kuàijī...


Jan 5, 2017

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The King of Yue did not give up after losing to Wu in the war of Kuaiji. Instead, he restarted his life with his wife as the slaves for the King in Wu and at the same time accumulated their strengths. A sacrifice he paid for more than 20 years was finally paid off when Yue eventually defeated...


Jan 4, 2017

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郑 Zhèng noun, name of a country in Chunqiu era 履 lǚ noun, ancient Chinese word for "shoe(s)" 先 xiān adverb, firstly 量 liáng verb, to measure 尺码 chǐmǎ noun, size (for shoes and tailoring of clothes) 忘记 wàngjì verb, to forget 急急忙忙 jíjímángmáng adverb/adjective, in a hurry 集市 jí...