The Top 100 Chinese Surnames in China and Taiwan

Unlike European languages, it can be difficult in Chinese to know when a character is representing its actual meaning, or if it is simply part of someone’s name. This can be particularly annoying for the learner because Chinese has no uppercase or spaces between characters. For this reason, names are an important type of vocabularyContinue reading “The Top 100 Chinese Surnames in China and Taiwan”

Rock Climbing Terms in Chinese

My sources for this list come from Chinese language forums, blogs, and videos. Terms without any Chinese are probably ones where you would only use the English but I’m interested to see if anybody has Chinese equivalents for those ones that are blank. As you can see, there can be differences between the mainland termContinue reading “Rock Climbing Terms in Chinese”