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How do you say "wavy hair" in Chinese?

Simple way to look at it Straight hair = 直髮 wavy hair/ curvy hair = 波浪形頭髮/ 曲髮 curly hair = 捲髮 Using 髮捲 (Curls) to make 捲髮 (curly hair) 捲髮 = 鬈髮
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Sense of "The" in Chinese

The tone of Chesterton's poem, "The Secret People", written at the turn of the last Century, 1908, when Western European powers were competing fiercely for God, Gold & Glory, (not ...
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What does 封建 mean? Even Chinese experts seemingly fail to give a good explanation

在中国与西方,一直都存在对“封建”一词内涵、所指方面的差别。在西方,我们借由马克思的一些论述可以看出,这一“封建”通常是指自中世纪发展起来的国家、文化、社会的一种属性。例如“封建社会”,它通常是指,人被严格按照一种身份制度分别清楚——进而确立了其社会地位——的社会。并且这种社会在形式上是趋向分散的——我们可以从在西方一直保持高位存在的个人的自由思想看出。而在中国,我们可以看到,数千年的历史中,...
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How to format a specific address in Chinese?

Seems like this, Nation: China, Province: Guangdong, City: Dongguan, Town: Shatian, Road/Street: Shan bian lu, building: Bin hai ming zhu 4-504, ZIP Code: 523000. In chinese: 广东省东莞市沙田镇山边路滨海明珠4栋504 邮编:...
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How do you say "wavy hair" in Chinese?

Yes, 卷发 is a good translation. Depending on the context, you can also use 卷毛: To be a bit informal. 自来卷/自然卷: If it’s natural. 大波浪/小卷发: If it’s wavy/curly. Update based on the comment Sorry, I ...
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How do you say "wavy hair" in Chinese?

There are almost always more ways than one of expressing something! Goldilocks: 金发姑娘 (三只熊) had straight hair (at least in Disney films), maybe she was named after the flower? 《金凤花姑娘》 卷发:形状呈卷曲的头发。curly ...
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Sense of "The" in Chinese

I think you have somehow gotten confused about the poem in question and its contents. G.K. Chesterton wrote a poem called The Secret People, and the second line is "For we are the people of ...
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我的思念是不可触摸的网 - what is this metaphor?

我的思念 - my longing 是不可触摸的网 - is a net that cannot be touched Why is the net untouchable? Because it is all mental, it feels like an invisible net trapping me Mental --> invisible --> cannot be ...
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What is a English story similar to 此地无银三百两

There is a recent one called The Streisand effect The Streisand effect is an unintended consequence of attempts to hide, remove, or censor information, where the effort instead increases public ...
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What's best way in an industrial device to indicate language name

The usual labels for "Chinese (simplified)" and "Chinese (traditional)" are, respectively: [中文(简体)] and [中文(繁体)]
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Is the expression 花正好 temporal?

好 has the meaning of 'finish', which extent to 'full bloom' for the flower common expression 花好月圓 - "the flower blooms and the moon is full", (representing a happy time) 花好 = The flower is ...
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What's best way in an industrial device to indicate language name

Just use 简 and 繁. That's what I have seen on a lot of websites. If you want to use graphics instead of characters, the typical way is to use a PRC flag and a HKSAR flag.
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How to format a specific address in Chinese?

If you don't know the Chinese, you can just write pure english on the envelope . or both -- _Your Address_ 張艷 小姐 收 中華人民共和國 廣東省 東莞市 沙田鎮 山邊路 濱海明珠 4棟 504號 ZIP code: 523000 Tel: (+86)18790555906
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What is a English story similar to 此地无银三百两

Tang Ho mentions the Streisand effect, this is accurate and can definitely be used this way. However its a very modern term, and maybe not all english speakers know it, especially older ones or those ...
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What is a English story similar to 此地无银三百两

As we all know that 此地无银三百两 refers to the act of drawing attention to something by trying to conceal it, often with the result of having the opposite effect. A similar one in English is "A guilty ...
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What does 封建 mean? Even Chinese experts seemingly fail to give a good explanation

对于您的这个问题,也许要分成几个方面和层次。 第一,“封建”这个词在中国古时候有没有?是什么意思。(大部分汉语词汇没有完整的定义,一般是用字义来推测。) 第二,“封建”这个词的英文和其他西方语言对应的(翻译成为)是哪个词。是谁第一个这样翻译的?(是不是日本学者?) 第三,西方历史的“封建”和中国历史的“封建”是不是同一个意思?(这是本问题引用的文章的意思) 第四,中国大陆的“封建”...
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What does 封建 mean? Even Chinese experts seemingly fail to give a good explanation

封 and 建 are two separate words and each has its own individual meaning. Because they are often used together, people think this is a standalone phrase, which is not true. 【說文】爵諸侯之土也。从之从土从寸。 【說文】(On ...
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What does 封建 mean? Even Chinese experts seemingly fail to give a good explanation

封建 means feudal. As in 'feudal systems'. This is a very abstract text describing political systems. It tries to tell concepts of 'feudal' and 'imperial' apart.
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