宁 nìng better; rather
逢奸宁可玉碎,气正不求瓦全 féng jiān nìng kě yù suì, qì zhèng bù qiú wǎ quán
It is better to die with honor than surrender
鸡犬不宁 jī quǎn bù ning
All in turmoil and excitement
宁为玉碎,不为瓦全 nìng wéi yù suì, bù wéi wǎ quán
Better to persevere than face destruction by standing out
宁做鸡头,不当凤尾 nìng zuò jītóu, bù dāng fèng wěi
Better to be leader of a humble organization than the stooge of a grand one
The Chinese language is ideally suited for writing poems. The long history of Chinese has allowed poems
written over two thousand years ago to be appreciated even today. The characters provide a concise method for conveying impressions and emotion.
Once you know the numbers 1 to 12 it is easy to understand the date and time in Chinese.
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