By Eliot Weinberger, Octavio Paz
Nineteen diversified translations of a unmarried poem with reviews on each one model by means of Eliot Weinberger and advent contributed by way of Octavio Paz.
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In the Beijing dialect of Mandarin, the suffix 儿/兒 (é)r is routinely added to words in many categories, especially to nouns and classifiers. 儿/兒 r suffixation adds a retroflex (r) sound but no additional syllable to the word. If a word ends in a final consonant, the 儿/兒 r suffix replaces the final consonant: 份 fèn → 份儿/份兒 fèr ‘a portion,’ 玩 wán → 玩儿/玩兒 wár ‘to play,’ 电影/電影 diànyhng → 电影儿/電影兒 diànyhr ‘movie,’ etc. ’ note In this book, we write -r suffixed words in terms of their changed pronunciation.
Therefore, although the two forms now have some political significance, you may encounter simplified characters in use in Taiwan and traditional characters in use in mainland China. 1 The radical All Chinese characters contain a radical, a sequence of strokes that broadly categorize the character in terms of meaning. In the set of traditional characters, there are 214 radicals. In the set of simplified characters, there are 189 radicals. Some radicals may occur as independent characters. Others only occur as part of a character.
1 Basic rules of stroke order Each Chinese character contains a precise number of strokes written in a fixed order. Below are the basic rules of stroke order for the writing of Chinese characters. Rule 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Horizontal (横 héng) precedes vertical (竖/豎 shù). Left falling stroke (撇 piě) precedes right falling stroke (捺 nà). First top, then bottom. First left, then right. First outside, then inside. First complete the inside of a box, then seal the box. First center, then sides. First horizontal (横 héng), then left falling stroke (撇 piě), then right falling stroke (捺 nà).
19 Ways of Looking at Wang Wei by Eliot Weinberger, Octavio Paz