Chinese five thousand civilized history,in some sense, you could say that is also a history of Chinese language's spectacular development. Since the unity of the text by qin shihuang after he unified the six countries, it is prosperity for the development of Chinese language and laid a solid foundation. It is a great honor to live in this great country, to study Chinese which is immemorial and beautiful language.
1. The variability of Chinese characters
Chinese is a mysterious and interesting art, also is the most beautiful language in the world. Precisely because there is a Chinese characteristic for Chinese language which is "protean". Some word is polyphone, can send out a variety of sounds.
Once upon a time, there is a farmer, and his door with such a pair of couplets.
The first line of a couplet on a scroll is:
"cháng zhǎng cháng zhǎng cháng cháng zhǎng"
长 长 长 长 长 长 长
The second line of a couplet:
wǒmen bùnénɡ chī zhe ɡuōlǐde, kàn zhe wǎnlǐde, yào dǒnɡ dé zhzú cái huì kuàilè。
"zhǎng cháng zhǎng cháng zhǎng zhǎng cháng"
长 长 长 长 长 长 长
the top scroll:
cháng zhǎng zhǎng cháng
长 长 长 长
长cháng，it means length and often.
长zhǎng，it means grow.
Now did you understand meaning of this couplets? And did you figure out why Chinese is amazing, interesting and funny?
2. Learn some new funny word in Chinese:
3. The following expressions are used for fun:
1). Wǒ yě shì zuì le
我也是醉了: it means someone did something you cannot understand or feeling depression, vain and silence, etc.
Tā jū rán měi tiān dōu chí dào，wǒ yě shì zuì le。
2). Yǒu qián jiù shì rénxìnɡ
有钱就是任性: it means that someone is rich and spend the money very capricious.
Tā jūrán huā yí wàn kuài mǎile yí ɡè shǒujīké，yǒu qián jiù shì rénxìnɡ。
He spent ten thousand RMB just for a mobile phone shell, he is so capricious.
3). Xià sǐ bǎobɑo le
吓死宝宝了: It means been startled.
Zhè ɡe zhào piàn tài kě pà le，xià sǐ bǎo bɑo le。
这个照片太可怕了，吓死宝宝了。(This photo is terrible, i was startled.)
4. A interesting Chinese word for: 意思[yì si]
1) zhè ɡe shì shén me yì si？
这个是什么意思？(What's the meaning?)
2) méi wèn tí，xiǎo yì si。
没问题，小意思。(No problem, just a piece of cake.)
3) zhè shì wǒ de yì diǎn xiǎo yìsi。
这是我的一点小意思。(This is my small gift.)
4) tā duì wǒ yǒu yì si。
他对我有意思。( He is coming on to me. ---Admire)
5) bù hǎo yì si，nǐ dǎnɡ dào wǒ le。
不好意思，你挡到我了。(Excuse me, you got in my way.)
6) nǐ zhè yànɡ huì rànɡ tā bù hǎo yì si de。
你这样会让她不好意思的。(She will be very shy if you do like that.)
7) zhè ɡe shì qínɡ hěn yǒu yì si。
这个事情很有意思。(It is very interesting)
A same word but shows different meaning, how interesting it is!
Chinese multiple meaning word reflects the tension of language and rich connotation, also shows the wisdom of the Chinese cultural content and clever. In the process of learning Chinese, students not only can develop the language ability and the accumulation of the national culture, but also the wisdom and creativity. It should be an very interesting topic and worth studying. So after today's learning, you must have learned some funny sayings in Chinese. If you want to learn more, welcome to join our Chinese course, here to book a free trial class!