On the character 性 (The World of Chinese)


Submitted by Olle Linge on 13 March, 2014 11:11

Intermediate Advanced Vocabulary Resource-highlights

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When it comes to the Chinese word for sex, or 性(Xìng), avoid it in daily speech like you are a proper “sir” from the Victoria era. Defenders of decency might be disappointed to learn the original meaning and history of 性.

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