龙年 (lóngnián): n. the Year of the Dragon
本命年 (běnmìngnián): n. one’s year of birth in relation to the Chinese Zodiac
China’s celebration of the lunar New Year, the renowned Spring Festival, is less than a month away. As…
有点yǒudiǎn and一点 yìdiǎn both mean a little, but how to tell the difference? Well, the grammar function is different.
adj./v.+ 一点 yìdiǎn
我有点冷。 wǒ yǒudiǎn lěng. I’m a little cold.
我有点感冒。 wǒ yǒudiǎn…
The day of Nov. 11 (11.11) is the so-called “光棍儿节 (Guānggùnr Jié) Single’s Day,” because the four number “1” in the date look like four sticks with smooth surface. In Chinese the phrase "光棍儿 (guānggùnr)” first appeared in ancient China, and…