Confusing character traps - A collection
I leared so much from reading conversation posts... Think this one would be something useful to read for everybody, too!
Just started a list,
Hope to expand later and with your adds!！！
便 [pian2] cheap, advantageous (ex.: 便宜 － cheap)
便 [bian4] – ordinary, easy, then (ex.:方便 － convenient)
已 [yi3] – already (ex.: 已经 － already)
己 [ji3] – self, personal (ex. 自己 – self, own)
人 [ren2] – people (ex.:人民 － the people)
入 [ru4] – to enter (ex.: 入口 － entrance)
了 [le5] – comleted action maker, imperativ particle...
了 [liao3] – to know (ex.:了解 － to understand)
干 [gan4] – to do; to oppose; dry (ex.:干什么 － what are you doing?)
于 [yu2] – in,on,at (ex.: 由于 －due to)
土 [tu3] – earth (ex.: 土豆 － potato)
士 [shi4] – scholar, knight (女士 － Lady，瑞士 － Switzerland)
衣 [yi1/4] – clothes, wear (ex.: 衣服 – clothes)
农 [nong2] – agriculture (ex.: 农村－ rural area)
且 [qie3] - (ex.: 而且 － furthermore)
目 [mu4] - ( ex.:目标－ goal)
自 [zi4] - (ex.: 自私- selfish)
间 [jian1] – place, space (ex. 房间 － room)
闻 [wen2] – hear, smell (ex.: 新闻 － news)
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