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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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How to Learn Hanzi: Quick-Start Guide for Beginners

There are 26 letters in the English alphabet, 27 letters in Spanish, and 74 letters in Khmer used in Cambodia— the world’s largest alphabet.  Unlike these languages, Chinese does not have an alphabet! However, it does have a unique writing system that consists of roughly 50,000 characters (Hanzi). Each character represents one syllable of spoken …

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How to Read in Chinese

The word read in Chinese is 读 (dú) or 阅读 (yuèdú). However, most of us would like to know how to read Chinese and not rely on the dictionary. We can always look up a single word in the dictionary. But when it comes to reading paragraphs and sentences, using the dictionary will take too …

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