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how to help you remember chinese characters and sounds

休息-休-单人旁=人+木,人靠着树为了休息,a man stand aganist a tree for what for resting.

so 休means rest,休息

like french,english nouns have tion or something others ,same sound ,caution,station

霞xia4,假jia3,瑕xia3 these all have “a” sound,and these word all have  叚,see the pattern?

so mandarin is not so hard to learn,in fact ,it  just like picture.


Mar 7, 2013 2:35 PM
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Language Skills
Chinese (Mandarin), Chinese (Shanghainese), English, French
Learning Language
English, French