Couplets for character formation or breakup
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ChineseHour blog has some interesting Chinese couplets for Chinese character formation or breakup with fantastic stories, which can help you learn Chinese characters with fun.
—Icy drops are splashed on windows, two dots on the “east” and three dots on the “west”;
—A melon is cut into pieces, seven cuts upwards and eight cuts downwards.
Swans are birds by the riverside;
Silkworms are insects under the heaven.
One brightness comes from sun and moon;
Five sacred mountains stand with individual ones.
This kind of wood is called firewood and can be found on all hills;
Smoke comes from fire and gets thicker and thicker by sunset.
The old wood gets rotten, and it will turn into the firewood;
A woman is good, and a young girl will be much better.
I walked tore open on the three rocks of a stony bridge,
and fought a way out throught the two mountains ahead.
Get married to a boy from the PAN’s family, he has got land, rice and water;
Get married to a girl from the HE’s family, she will foster babies, mouths and descendants.
With mouth and heart for thinking, we always think of our hometowns, friends and parents;
With words and body for thanksgiving, we often give thanks to Heaven, Land and Lord.
The warrior unfolded a long bow, rode on a magic horse, and fought with a single dagger-axe;
The daughter married and got pregnant for a son, the boy she gave birth to was my nephew.
The person who used to be a monk can’t make a Buddha;
The women drudges who worked as servant women were called slaves too.
An inch of land stands a temple, beside which a poem is inscribed, the poem goes:
“The bright moon sees the monk back to the ancient temple.”
Double trees makes a bush, under which is set a caution board, the caution goes:
“Axes and saws enter the hills and forests only at the appropriate time.”