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One-Character Association Game
Posted by: ez (IP Logged)
Date: August 25, 2007 12:43AM
Hello everyone! I thought this game would be a good way to have fun with Chinese characters.

Rules:
* One entry per person per day
* Enter one Chinese character only (avoid pinyin, unless necessary)

The association of your character with the previous character must be clearly understood. If it is obscure or stretched, you can show how smart you are by giving a brief explanation.

Character association is typically made from Meaning or from Sound (homophone). A fantastic Chinese dictionary to assist can be found right here!>> [www.chinese-tools.com] Have fun!

Remember to increase the character size of your entry to extra-small/small to make viewing easier. I will start with...


Re: One-Character Association Game
Posted by: Jay (IP Logged)
Date: August 25, 2007 05:39AM


Forever 泳 in the water 氵, better be abble to swimm 泳...

Re: One-Character Association Game
Posted by: Arnold (IP Logged)
Date: August 25, 2007 02:43PM


游泳池, swimming pool.

Re: One-Character Association Game
Posted by: ez (IP Logged)
Date: August 26, 2007 04:08AM


舞池..the dance "pool"

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 08/26/2007 05:38AM by ez.

Re: One-Character Association Game
Posted by: Jay (IP Logged)
Date: August 26, 2007 09:52PM


- 跳舞 (tiào wǔ) to dance
- 跳 (tiào wǔ) to jump

Re: One-Character Association Game
Posted by: ez (IP Logged)
Date: August 27, 2007 04:02AM


心跳

Re: One-character association game
Posted by: Arnold (IP Logged)
Date: August 27, 2007 09:20AM


小心

Re: One-Character Association Game
Posted by: ez (IP Logged)
Date: August 28, 2007 06:16AM

Re: One-Character Association Game
Posted by: ez (IP Logged)
Date: August 29, 2007 08:08AM


大人: adult

Re: One-Character Association Game
Posted by: Jay (IP Logged)
Date: August 29, 2007 08:35AM


人 and 入 are very similar.

Re: One-Character Association Game
Posted by: ez (IP Logged)
Date: August 30, 2007 10:31AM


入眼: pleasing to the eyeeye rolling smiley

Re: One-Character Association Game
Posted by: ez (IP Logged)
Date: August 31, 2007 10:47AM
: tears
lèi
leui6

Re: One-Character Association Game
Posted by: Arnold (IP Logged)
Date: August 31, 2007 10:58AM


泣 (qì) to sob

Re: One-Character Association Game
Posted by: ez (IP Logged)
Date: September 01, 2007 08:52AM
: sad, sorrowful, grief
bēi
bei1

Re: One-Character Association Game
Posted by: ez (IP Logged)
Date: September 04, 2007 01:59PM
: bear or shoulder (a burden); carry on the back
bēi
bui3

Re: One-Character Association Game
Posted by: ez (IP Logged)
Date: September 06, 2007 04:30PM
: bear, shoulder ; owe ; suffer ; rely on

fu6

Re: One-Character Association Game
Posted by: Jay (IP Logged)
Date: September 06, 2007 09:35PM


肩 (jiān) shoulder
I didn't know 负 had also the meaning "shoulder".

Re: One-Character Association Game
Posted by: ez (IP Logged)
Date: September 08, 2007 11:28AM
: side by side, equally ; parallel with
bìng
bing6
并肩 : bìng jiān : shoulder to shoulder

Hi Jay, 负 like 背负 (bēi fù).

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 09/14/2007 02:19PM by ez.

Re: One-Character Association Game
Posted by: ez (IP Logged)
Date: September 09, 2007 11:59AM
: row, rank, line
pái
paai4
并排 (bìng pái) : side by side

Re: One-Character Association Game
Posted by: ez (IP Logged)
Date: September 10, 2007 08:18AM
: tablet, plate ; brand, trademark ; cards ; tag, label
pái
paai4

Re: One-Character Association Game
Posted by: ez (IP Logged)
Date: September 11, 2007 12:10PM
: famous, renowned, distinguished ; name
míng
ming4
名牌 (míng pái) : well-known brand ; name tag

Re: One-Character Association Game
Posted by: ez (IP Logged)
Date: September 12, 2007 04:13PM
: sign one’s name
qiān
chim1
签名 (qiān míng) : to sign one’s name ; signature

Re: One-Character Association Game
Posted by: ez (IP Logged)
Date: September 13, 2007 11:40AM
: pen, pencil, writing brush

bat1

Re: One-Character Association Game
Posted by: ez (IP Logged)
Date: September 14, 2007 10:04AM
: write
xiě
se2

Re: One-Character Association Game
Posted by: ez (IP Logged)
Date: September 15, 2007 03:41PM
: letter, mail ; honest ; trust, believe
xìn
seon3

Re: One-Character Association Game
Posted by: ez (IP Logged)
Date: September 17, 2007 05:32PM
: clothes ; to serve ; to be convinced, obey ; be accustomed to ; take (medicine)

fuk6
信服 (xìn fú) : to convince

Re: One-Character Association Game
Posted by: Arnold (IP Logged)
Date: September 17, 2007 10:49PM


服务 (fú wù) service

Re: One-Character Association Game
Posted by: ez (IP Logged)
Date: September 18, 2007 05:12PM
: justice, righteousness ; generosity, philanthropy ; meaning, significance ; human ties ; artificial ; adopted

yi6
义务 (yì wù) : duty, obligation ; volunteer, voluntary

Re: One-Character Association Game
Posted by: Jay (IP Logged)
Date: September 18, 2007 09:03PM


意义 meaning

Re: One-Character Association Game
Posted by: ez (IP Logged)
Date: September 19, 2007 05:42PM
: opinion, view ; to discuss, to talk over ; to comment
yì (议 homophone with 意)
yi6

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