Colors used in Chinese idioms

In Chinese there are many expressions and idioms coming from colors. The metaphors can lighten up the whole conversation and let you impress Chinese native speakers. In this blog, we will teach a few commonly and widely used phrases or idioms with colors. Hope they will color up your Chinese! 1. 红红火火 [hóng hóng huǒ…

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Chinese Character Explained: 家

家 jiā is perhaps one of the most well-known Chinese characters. It’s basic meaning “home, family” is an important element in rich Chinese culture. Today, 家 is widely used to form other words with various meanings, its original use to indicate home or family is still fundamental. How is this word come into being? In…

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