zhāo dynasty; morning

Different tone

zhǎo (to try to find)

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Pronunciation

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Cities

朝阳 Chaoyang, Liaoning

Proverbs

今朝有酒今朝醉 jīn zhāo yǒu jiǔ jīn zhāo zuì Take advantage of good fortune while it is around

Also

花朝节 Huā zhāo jié Flower Festival
The famous Ming dynasty

The famous Ming dynasty

History

The most famous Chinese dynasty was the Ming dynasty. China built up a pre-eminent nation, with the greatest wealth, population and foreign trade. However by its end Europe had begun to make inroads in many areas and so marked a transition in world power.
Chinese proverb

Proverb

Xiaǒ zuò [xiao ti da zuo]
small topic large work
To talk a lot about very little
Procrastination and exaggeration
Make a mountain out of a molehill
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