Online slang is not only a means to simplify and update the Chinese language, but also a natural and fun way to respond to current events on social media.
by Dominique Wong, 06 November 2016
Dr. Jonathan Chatwin looks at the development of hanzi (Chinese characters) before considering what place – if any – they have in our digital future.
by That's Beijing, 05 November 2016
Literally meaning 'face number,' yanzhi is a mark on the scale of how pleasing a face looks.
by Mia Li, 26 October 2016
Rensheng yingjia – literally 'life winner' – refers to those who are successful from the start.
by Mia Li, 04 October 2016
Just like road conditions, love is an unpredictable and fickle affair.
by Mia Li, 24 August 2016
In the Chinese language, 'zha' is probably the lowest appraisal you can give to anything.
by Mia Li, 14 July 2016
'Waikanmu tu Hangzhou!'
by Bridget O'Donnell, 05 July 2016
Originally a Cantonese word, laonü began as a derogatory term for any poor young women in China who came to rich cities to find a partner.
by Mia Li, 22 June 2016
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