Beyond words: Embracing the beauty of Chinese expressions

When we delve into a language, we do more than just learn its words and grammar; we penetrate deeply into the soul and emotions of a culture.

Chinese, one of the world’s oldest languages, boasts rich expressions that convey profound philosophies and delicate emotions. Every Chinese learner harbors a special Chinese phrase in their heart, one that may serve as a bridge connecting them to the stories of Chinese culture, or a window through which they can observe the commonalities and resonances between different cultures.

As UN Chinese Language Day approaches, China Daily website has invited five friends from different countries to share the Chinese expressions that hold special significance in their hearts. Join us in experiencing the boundless charm of Chinese and its cross-cultural resonance!