Good Characters

Good Characters Chinese Character of the Year 2022

Good Characters Chinese Character of the Year 2022

滅 (miè, pronounced mieh, simplified: 灭) is the Good Characters Chinese Character of the Year 2022. It means to extinguish, to exterminate, or to perish. It is the single best...

Good Characters Chinese Character of the Year 2022

滅 (miè, pronounced mieh, simplified: 灭) is the Good Characters Chinese Character of the Year 2022. It means to extinguish, to exterminate, or to perish. It is the single best...

The Making of a Stamp

Step 1: We buy blank self-inking stamps made by Trodat in Austria that are imported into the US.   The Good Character Difference #1: Some buy other, more economical stamps....

The Making of a Stamp

Step 1: We buy blank self-inking stamps made by Trodat in Austria that are imported into the US.   The Good Character Difference #1: Some buy other, more economical stamps....

Can you find love?

Can you find love?

Here are 7 cards, each printed with a different Chinese character that is pronounced “ài,” just like “eye” in English. The pronunciation is identical to that of the word for love...

Can you find love?

Here are 7 cards, each printed with a different Chinese character that is pronounced “ài,” just like “eye” in English. The pronunciation is identical to that of the word for love...

Is there Chinese or Japanese Valentine’s Day?

The Japanese have a custom for this day different from what we practice in the U.S.  The Chinese have an older observance related to lovers; it’s called “The Night of...

Is there Chinese or Japanese Valentine’s Day?

The Japanese have a custom for this day different from what we practice in the U.S.  The Chinese have an older observance related to lovers; it’s called “The Night of...

Rose?

What’s in a name? Rose?

What’s in a name? That which we call a méi guī (玫瑰) by any other Chinese name would not sound as sweet. There are more than three Chinese names associated with...

What’s in a name? Rose?

What’s in a name? That which we call a méi guī (玫瑰) by any other Chinese name would not sound as sweet. There are more than three Chinese names associated with...