Culture

  • This is one of the most common Chinese characters. When pronounced as dāng, it often means "be equal to, turn towards, work as, or undertake." Wh…[详细]
    12-09-2020
  • Edward Mansfield Gunn is an American Sinologist and Professor Emeritus at Cornell University. His research focused largely on modern and contempor…[详细]
    12-09-2020
  • When used as a verb, this character means "to worship gods" or "to treat someone courteously." When used as a noun, li refers to rites, courtesy, …[详细]
    12-02-2020
  • Bronze gui vessel of Jinlin is dated to the Western Zhou Dynasty (1046–771 BCE). During the Zhou Dynasty, bronzeware was often used to disti…[详细]
    12-02-2020
  • When used as a noun, this character refers to a drama, play, game, or a sport. When used as a verb, it usually means "to play tricks on." 烽火…[详细]
    11-25-2020
  • Yang Jiang and her husband Qian Zhongshu Photo: FILE During the War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression, Shanghai was occupied by the Jap…[详细]
    11-25-2020
  • When used as a verb, this character means "to think" or "to miss or long for." When used as a noun, it often refers to thought. 至今思项羽 z…[详细]
    11-18-2020
  • Zhao Shichao, born in 1946, is the deputy head of China pre-Qin History Society under Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. He is known for his rese…[详细]
    11-18-2020
  • This character usually refers to a duke state under the Western Zhou Dynast (1046–771 BCE), rising from the valley of the Yangtze River. …[详细]
    11-11-2020
  • A Han-Dynasty terracotta dancer unearthed from Northern Jiangsu Province. Photo: FILE Northern Jiangsu Province (usually abbreviated to Subei),…[详细]
    11-11-2020