Which tone is correct in the Chinese radical No. 197 麥 mai ‘wheat’?   First tone – māi,  Second tone – mái,  Third tone – mǎi,  Fourth tone – mài,                 Correct answer: Fourth tone – mài http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/polina985  

The Chinese Strokes and Radicals: 丨  ‘gǔn’ or ‘shù’?

Learning the Chinese language please be attentive not to mix the names of strokes in the Chinese characters and the names of simple radicals in the Chinese characters.   Both are written the same way but having different pronunciation and meanings.   For example:   丨 ‘gǔn’ – name of the radical and丨‘shù’– name of …

汉字分解。 Decomposition of the Chinese Character   六   liù   ‘six’    

亠  tóu lid, 丶  zhǔ dot, 一  yī one, 八  bā eight,   亠  丶  一  八   Chinese, Character, Breakdown, Decomposition, Analysis, Strokes, Language, Dictionary, Textbook, Break Down, Split, Analyze, Decompose, Learn, Memorize, Broken Down   More information: http://www.lulu.com/content/e-book/the-chinese-character-decomposition-guidance/18847104 and http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/polina985

Which tone is correct in the Chinese character 怎 zen ‘how’?   First tone – zēn,  Second tone – zén,  Third tone – zěn,  Fourth tone – zèn,              Correct answer: Third tone – zěn   http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/polina985    

汉字分解。 Decomposition of the Chinese Character  当  dāng  ‘ought’         

   ⺌  xiǎo small, 丨  gǔn line, 丷  bā eight, 彐  jì snout, 二  èr two,   ⺌ 丨丷彐二   Breakdown, Character, Chinese, Decomposition, Analysis, Strokes, Language, Dictionary, Textbook, Break Down, Split, Analyze, Decompose, Learn, Memorize, Broken Down   More information: http://www.lulu.com/content/e-book/the-chinese-character-decomposition-guidance/18847104 and http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/polina985

汉字分解。 Decomposition of the Chinese Character  点  diǎn     ‘o’clock’      

占  zhàn occupy, ⺊  bǔ divination, 丨  gǔn line, 一  yī one, 口  kǒu mouth, 冂  jiōng down box, 一 yī one, 灬  huǒ fire,   占⺊ 丨一口冂 一灬   Chinese, Character, Breakdown, Decomposition, Analysis, Strokes, Language, Dictionary, Textbook, Break Down, Split, Analyze, Decompose, Learn, Memorize, Broken Down   More information: http://www.lulu.com/content/e-book/the-chinese-character-decomposition-guidance/18847104 and http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/polina985