秋 qiú autumn
Made up of [禾 hé
NoteCombines the character for 'grain' and 'fire' suggesting ripening of grain in the heat of late summer
Using 禾 hé
: 和 hé (together) 香 xiāng (fragrant) 季 jì (season) 利 lì (sharp) 矮 ǎi (low) 稿 gǎo (manuscript) 租 zū (to hire) 税 shuì (taxes)
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老气横秋 laǒ qì héng qiū
No longer youthful
一日三秋 yī rì sān qiū
To miss somebody very much
月到中秋分外明, 每逢佳节倍思亲 yuè dào zhōng qiū fèn wài míng, měi féng jiā jié bèi sī qīn
Longing to see family far away
Zhōngqiūjié Mid Autumn Festival
speak Cao Cao, Cao Cao arrives
Speak of Cao Cao and he arrives. 'Cao Cao ➚
' of the Three Kingdoms is the embodiment of evil.
Someone who you are talking about happens to appear unexpectedly
Speak of the devil and he is sure to appear
self mutual contradict
Self contradictory. The story ➚
is about the man who said he had a spear that could pierce anything in the world, but also a shield that was impenetrable to any spear. Both claims could not be true.
To speak in contradictions
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