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Should I Learn Mandarin? Honest Insights From A Self-study Chinese Learner

In all honesty, the reason for learning a language depends on each individual. You might need to learn a language for your work or school. Some of us might not have a practical need to learn a language at all.  Many people think that languages like Chinese which use complex characters for their writing are …

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the cave radical

The Cave Radical 穴: Overview, Mnemonics, and Vocabulary

Hey, Pandanese universe! How are you doing with your Chinese learning?  Have you been improving since this radical series began? We hope you are! Your satisfaction is our motivation to keep pulling out a radical article every week. Today, Pandanese brings you another article in the radical series. Our main character today is the radical …

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The Arrow Radical 矢: Overview, Mnemonics, and Vocabulary

Hey Pandanese users! Let us ask you a question: Is anybody here a fan of adventure sports? Something such as bungee jumping, mountain biking, or archery? Speaking of archery, it’s a competitive and recreational activity. To practice archery, you’ll need a bow and arrow. Do you know the character for arrow in Chinese looks somewhat …

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