shuāng pair


Alternative traditional form of character:

Note

Appropriately the representation is of two hands, it used to include a pair of birds but that has been simplified

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Pronunciation

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Cities

双鸭山 Shuangyashan, Heilongjiang
双辽 Shuangliao, Jilin

Phrases

请给我一双筷子 qǐng gěi wǒ yī shuāng kuài zǐ Please bring me a pair of chopsticks
Warring States

Warring States

History

The second part of the Zhou dynasty was known for incessant warfare between kingdoms. It was time of great importance to China as the philosophical traditions were developed that went on to dominate the next two thousand years. The first unification of China as a large nation state then followed.
Understanding the Date and Time in Chinese

Understanding the Date and Time in Chinese

Language

Once you know the numbers 1 to 12 it is easy to understand the date and time in Chinese.
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