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Spirit of the Chinese Character: Gifts from the Heart

By: Aria, Barbara

Price: $4.00

Seller ID: 9780811801423D

ISBN: 9780811801423D

Condition: USED


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Spirit of the Chinese Character: Gifts from the Heart

By: Chinese/Aria, Barbara & Eng

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 8/21/2010

Seller ID: 9780811801423

ISBN: 081180142X

Condition: USED


From the fluid strokes in the characters denoting "grace," "enlightenment," and "tranquility" to the complex meanings inherent in the words for "honor," "love," and "wisdom," the richness and depth of the Chinese language come alive in this compact, elegant volume of 40 beautifully rendered ideograms. Every character is accompanied by a simple chart showing its physical composition, stroke by stroke, as well as an informative text describing the myriad linguistic components from which its meaning is derived.As a result, the reader can grasp each character's significance and connection to ce... View more info