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A Chinese-Style Contradiction Elementary

A Chinese-Style Contradiction
Jenny,  Ken
0562
Elementary
11m44s
questions, culture
telling a story

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O, the profundity of language. Read literally, the word for contradiction in Chinese is nothing less intriguing than: "spear shield." Yes, it's just this kind of mental gymnastic that keeps us coming back for more. In this podcast, join us as we penetrate the fathomless depths of Chinese word origin and learn the interesting (poetic license notwithstanding) story of "contradiction," in Mandarin Chinese.

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