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My advice is to read and memorize as many 成语, (idioms) as possible. The reason being that the Chinese language, (beyond the beginners' level), is highly idiomatic because the Chinese language, or rather its stylistic beauty, thrives on an economy of words, and idioms, especially Chinese ones need only 4 simple words to summarize and convey a whole market ...


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this is so interesting! First of all, 的 is composed of 白 and 勺,and勺 is pronounced as shao, 白is not日。 1. Not every Chinese character has phonetic components , in fact, all the的,地,得 do not follow that 2. There is a trend of using的 in many cases that should use the other two, especially in speaking Chinese


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The premise of the question is a bit backwards. It's not that de evolved into three different characters, it's that three different words evolved to have the same pronunciation in modern Mandarin Chinese. Mandarin in particular, features unstressed syllables, which are commonly referred to as having a "neutral tone" rather than having one of the four main ...


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I would say, however simple sentences are constructed from basic grammar... The difference between simple/complicated, in my opinion, is mostly in the vocabulary used in and the length of the sentences. So the best way you can take, is learning Chinese grammar, and then make your own sentences, communicate with others or post in this forum to get them ...


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Let me confirm @Daniel Cheung's answer. After a bit of search, it's definitely 金母 at the beginning. It designates specifically 瑤池金母 as known as 西王母. You can find a bunch of similar talismans online with adequate keywords.


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I think I see this: 會 會 敕 敕 地 押 神 百 助 煞 財 氣 通 罡 捷 令 罡 I am not certain on my choice of "會", it could be "金母", if it is a name of a deity or something. In that case, it would be this: 金 金 母 母 敕 敕 地 押 神 百 助 煞 財 氣 通 罡 捷 令 罡


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Most of the talisman consist of ancient chinese characters tracked way backed to the ancient dynasty, as such, no one read the talisman characters, as the talisman is mostly used for prayers or used to give good luck or good fortune which is usually hung up or paste on the doors of each family household.


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