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热狗 HOT DOG As you can see the Chinese has actually imported the literal meaning of the word :) Bon appétit! ps: sorry, we made a typo in the previous post (deleted it) #hotdog #rebus #chinese #china #calligraphy #hsk

热狗 HOT DOG As you can see the Chinese has actually imported the literal meaning of the word :) Bon appétit! ps: sorry, we made a typo in the previous post (deleted it)

仙人掌 CACTUS Although the name was invented by Li Bo centuries before, it is a curious fact that xianren zhang 仙人掌 later also came to mean "cactus" in Chinese. The flat leaves of the exotic prickly pear plant appeared like the hands or palms of an otherworldly being, thus giving the cactus its name "Immortal’s Palm" in China. #cactus #china #chinese #rebus #shanghai #beijing #thailand

仙人掌 CACTUS Although the name was invented by Li Bo centuries before, it is a curious fact that xianren zhang 仙人掌 later also came to mean "cactus" in Chinese. The flat leaves of the exotic prickly pear plant appeared like the hands or palms of an otherworldly being, thus giving the cactus its name "Immortal’s Palm" in China. #cactus #china #chinese #rebus #shanghai #beijing #thailand