Friday, 24 July 2015


#hanzi #kanji #asianlanguages

White is on my mind due to the recent and rare snowstorms in Australia.
Hence the color gradient on the outline of bai.

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Did you know white as shiro or shira is the most frequently used adjective in the famous 100 poets Japanese Anthology of Heian waka usually as a reference to snow or frost?

If anyone knows words for white in other Asian languages which I havnt listed here feel free to add them in the comments.


Saturday, 11 July 2015


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Would anyone like to see these collected into an ebook?

Thursday, 2 July 2015

CANG Green

Continuing on in our series on color adjectives we come to Cang

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