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Native Chinese speaker here. No, we do not have many specific animal locomotion words in Chinese. You can very well say they 'walk'. But, when we want to sound learned or create variation, we do have more descriptive vocabularies for movements. These words are applicable to the movements of animals, human, as well as objects sometimes. I can give you some ...


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chinese characters related to age, there're three main sources. the first one is 論語, chapter 為政 子曰:「吾十有五而志于學,三十而立,四十而不惑,五十而知天命,六十而耳順,七十而從心所欲,不踰矩。 that 而立 - 30+ 不惑 - 40+ 知天命 - 50+ 耳順 - 60+ the second one is 釋名, which was written in 漢 dynasty in 卷三﹒釋長幼 (page 57-60): "人始生曰嬰兒﹒胸前曰嬰" 嬰 - newborn, before breast (breastfeeding) "兒始能行曰孺" 孺 - started to ...



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