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"YOU CAN, YOU UP !" Translated from Chinglish. aka If you can do it then you should go up and do it. It's used against people who criticize others' work, especially when the criticizer it not that much better. Often followed by "no can no BB", which means "if you LEI FENG ! A selfless and modest I person who was devotedI to the Communist Party, Chairman Mao Zedong, and the people of China. I can't do it then don't even criticize it". "That person does not deserve the award." "You can you up!" by gingerdesu April 09, 2014 ( YOUCHINOISERIE YOU 你 行 你 上 BY PENGYUAN ZHAO Ni XING NI SHÃNG FL KONG ZI Confucius, a Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher Confucius's thoughts received official sanction and were further developed into a system known as Confucianism. te SHOU LONGEVITY \HOT POT GeGleGleG Нот DRAGON BOAT RACE SAI LONG ZHOU An activity organised at Duanwu Festival, a traditional and staturory holiday originating in China 火鍋 DIGEGEGEGEGEGP|Ge|GE|G A simmering metal pot of stock at the center of the dining table. While the hot pot is kept simmering, ingredients are placed into the pot and are cooked at the table. Typical hot pot dishes include: P DUMPLINGS/WONTONS HUO GUO THINLY SLICED LEAF O SEAFOOD VEGETABLES TTTT MEAT LMUSHROOMS A historical type of residence that was found in Beijing. The stimulation of specific acu- points along the skin of the body with penetration of thin needles. ZHENA JIU SI HE YUAN 四合院 T'AI CHI CH'UAN Acupuncture An internal Chinese martial art practised for both its defense training and its health benefits. T'ai chi is helpful for improving balance and for general psychological health, and that it is associated with general health benefits in older people. YIN AND YANG TẠI JI In Chinese philosophy, Yin-Yang is used to describe how opposite or contrary forces are interconnected HI and interdependent in the natural world; and, how they give rise to each other as they interrelate to one another. BEIJING ROAST DUCK The dish is prized for the thin, crisp skin, with authentic ver- sions of the dish serving mostly the skin and little meat. The meat is eaten with scallion, 北區 QI PAO 旗袍 CHEONGSAM cucumber and sweet bean sauce with pancakes rolled around the fillings. A BODY- FENG SHUI Poodbooob HUGGING ONE-PIECE CHINESE 兵马俑 BING MA YONG A Chinese philosophical system of harmonizing the human existence with the DRESS FOR TERRACOTTA WOMEN ARMY surrounding environment. A form of funerary art buried with the emperor in 210-209 BC and whose purpose was to protect the emperor in his afterlife. PIAN PANG 偏旁 刺 然 RADICAL A graphical DUI LIAN 对联 EMBROIDERY Some of the oldest extant needlework component of a Chinese (SPRING FESTIVAL) COUPLETS A pair of lines of poetry, on the sides of doors or as hang- character JING JU A semantic indicator ing scrolls in an interior, It is used as a New Year's deco- ration that express- es happy and hope- ful thoughts for the coming year. BEIJING OPERA Or a phonetic A form of traditional Chinese theatre which combines music, vocal perfor- mance, mime, dance, and acrobatics. component JIAN BING YUAN XIAO M|NOODLES TE 拉面 LA MIAN RICE BALL PANCAKE 小吃 雄 DUMPLING SPRING ROLLS xiao chỉ tan BAO SNACK! STAND! 23 STEAMED 21 JIAO MEAT BUNS CHUN JUAN HONG SHUANG XI -E ) One Country, 红双喜 YI GUO LIANG ZHI Two Systems A constitutional principle formulated by Deng Xiaoping, for the reunification of China during the early 1980s. He suggested that there would be only one China, but distinct Chinese regions could retain their own capi- talist economic and political systems, while the rest of China uses the socialist system. DOUBLE HAPPINESS A Chinese ornamental design commonly used as a decoration and symbol of marriage. LAID Go off sentry OFF duty 下岗 S IRON BOWL, 铁饭碗 XIA GANG A lifelong secure job or TIE FAN WAN position. 高等教育 自学 考试 GAO DENG JIAO YU ZI XUE KAO SHI A form of higher educa- tion based on self-study, supported by social re- SELF-TAUGHT| sources and recognized EXAMINATION through national exam- Y inations, is a national ex- amination system to LARGE AND MEDIUM-SIZED STATE-OWNED ENTERPRISES 大中型 国有 企业 OF 彙 HIGHER 2 assess self-learners' eligi- EDUCATION DA ZHONG XING GUO YOU QI YE bility for academic cre- dentials. XIANG XING WEN ZI PAPER CUTTING 剪纸 CAI LUN 家 形 介 原 (63 - 121) An inventor JIAN ZHI of paper PICTOGRAPHIC CHARACTERS The first type of papercutting design, since paper was invented by Cai Lun in the Eastern Han Dynasty in China. ノ 农历 NONG An ideogram that conveys its meaning through its pictorial resemblance to a physical object. A writing system in which the characters are to a considerable extent pictorial COSTUME DRAMA 古装 片 。 WU LUNAR CALENDAR ZHUANG DANCE in appearance. A period piece in which elaborate costumes, sets and properties are featured in order to capture the ambience of a particular era. A calendar that is based on cycles of the lunar phases. CHINESE SWORDPLAY MOVIE 武打 片 PIAN WU DA A sub-genre of martial arts films TING Covered structures without sur- TANG TRI-COLORED GLAZED POTTERY rounding walls and are a tradi- tional part of Chinese architec- 唐三彩 PAVILION ture. TANG SAN CAI 阁 ATTIC A type of glazed pottery with the dominant colors of yellow, brown and green was very popular in the Tang Dynasty. A space found directly below the pitched roof GE of a house or other building. THE FOUR TREASURE OF THE STUDY FIREWORKS 文 房 YAN HUA BAO ZHU BRUSH INKSTICK ! PAPER INKSTONE WEN FANG 爆竹 / AND FIRECRACKER BAO BI MO ZHI YAN SOCIALISM WITH CHINESE CHARACTERISTICS The official ideology of the Communist Party of creation of a socialist market economy domi- China (CPC) based upon ZHONG GUO TE SE SHE HUI ZHU YI nated by the public sector scientific socialism. This since China is in the pri- mary stage of socialism. ideology supports the CULTURAL A social-political movement that took place in the People's Republic of China from 1966. Its stated goal was to enforce communism in the country by removing capitalist, traditional. and cultural elements from Chinese soci- REVOLUTION ety, and to impose Maoist orthodoxy within the Party. 毛泽东 MAO ZEDONG A Chinese Communist 文化大革命 revolutionary and the founding father of the People's Republic of China, which he gov- erned as Chairman of the Communist Party of China from 1949 until WEN HUA DA GE MING 1976. 1111111Y 集体舞 CROSS-TALK 相声 DIAN SHI XIAO PIN 电视 XIANG SHENG A traditional Chinese comedic performance in the form of a dialogue between two per- JI TI WU GROUP DANCE formers, or a solo monologue TV SKETCH or a multi-person dialogue. PERFECT MATCH 门当户对 MEN DANG HU DUI A marriage sons of similar family back- grounds (the social position and the economic status are in har- between two per- CELEBRITY FAN 追星族 mony.) GROUP ZHUI XING ZU JOB JOURNEY TO THE WEST XI YOU JI 西游记 THE FOUR CLASSIC NOVELS 四大 名著 Published in the 16th century during the Ming Dy- nasty and attributed to Wu Cheng'en. In En- glish-speaking countries, the work is widely known as Monkey, the title of Arthur Waley's popular abridged translation. DREAM OF RED MANSIONS 红楼梦 HONG LOU MENG SI DA MING ZHU Composed by Cao Xueqin in the middle of the 18th centu- ry during the Qing Dynasty. It is considered a masterpiece of Chinese literature and is generally acknowledged to be the pinnacle of Chinese fiction. "Redology" is the field of study devoted exclusively to this work. The four novels common- ly regarded by Chinese lit- erary criticism to be the greatest and most influ- ential of pre-modern Chi- nese fiction. WATER MARGIN 永 浒 传 A novel attributed to Shi Nai'an. The story tells of how a group of 108 out- laws gathers at Mount Liang to form a sizable army before they are eventually granted am- nesty by the govern- ment and sent on cam- CHA TAKE A SHUI HU ZHUÂN paigns to resist foreign invaders and suppress rebel forces. BREAK TEA ! ROMANCE OF THREE KINGDOMS 三国 演义 SAN GUO YAN YI TEA A traditional beverage made from steeping the processed leaves, buds, or twigs of the tea bush in water Attributed to Luo Guanzhong, is a historical novel set amidst the turbulent years near the end of the Han dynasty and the Three Kingdoms era of Chinese history. The story (part histori- cal, part legend, and part myth) romanticises and dramatises the lives of feudal lords and their retainers, who tried to replace the dwindling Han dynasty or restore it. LIKE 3 谢谢 XIEXIE THANK YOU FOLLOW ME PO-eoL-GOD-eo-n9 CONTACT pengyuan.zhao @myicn fr CREATED BY f8* in PENGYUAN ZHAO @ZPY2789 60-GOD-eoD-GOD-ed S JING KAO


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