shùnkǒuliū

[ref dict="Universal (Ch-Ru)"]顺口溜[/ref]

Chinese phonetic list . 2014.

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  • shunkouliu — (doggerel verse) Shunkouliu are anonymous doggerel verses. They are also called minyao or folk rhymes. They are especially of the topical and political types, and reflect ordinary people’s opinions. To a certain extent, they are similar to… …   Encyclopedia of Contemporary Chinese Culture

  • 顺口溜 — shùnkǒuliū (1) [doggerel]∶民间的一种口头韵文, 句子长短不等, 纯用口语 他还把美好的理想编成个顺口溜。 《太行青松》 (2) [patter]∶街头叫卖小贩或马戏团叫喊招揽观众的人讲的一种口头韵文 …   Advanced Chinese dictionary

  • mahjong — Game Mahjong (majiang; also maque [sparrow]) is a popular game normally played by four people using dice and 144 tiles which have numbers and suits the winds, dragons, Chinese characters, bamboo and circles. At the beginning of the game, the… …   Encyclopedia of Contemporary Chinese Culture

  • nouveaux riches — Under Mao, people were poorer but more equal and less insecure economically. China now ranks among those countries with extreme inequality of wealth. The international income disparity Gini index of Chinese people’s income has soared from 0.33 in …   Encyclopedia of Contemporary Chinese Culture

  • cars and taxis — Despite the newfound prominence of the private sedan in post socialist China, the history of the motorized vehicle in China has been one marked by scorn, rejection and opprobrium. If the slick, latest model cars of the 1990s and the new… …   Encyclopedia of Contemporary Chinese Culture

  • corruption — Post Mao China is an era of corruption as well as reform. Corruption has accelerated partly because the changes in the economy have provided officials with a much greater incentive and opportunity to embezzle funds or accept bribes. Taking… …   Encyclopedia of Contemporary Chinese Culture

  • drinking games — In Chinese culture, ‘solitary drinking’ (he menjiu) is usually associated with depression, whereas wining and dining in a convivial social atmosphere, often denoted by the term renao, literally ‘hot and noisy’, is much preferred. Drinking games… …   Encyclopedia of Contemporary Chinese Culture

  • Mongols, culture of — It is well known that the area occupied by ‘cultural Mongolia’ extends well beyond the borders of the PRC. In China, however, where there are almost three times as many Mongolians as in Outer Mongolia, most live in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous… …   Encyclopedia of Contemporary Chinese Culture

  • political jokes — Chinese political jokes are language related, which means satire and irony may be lost in translation. Instead of pulling political leaders’ legs, they are subtle, impersonal, and are common in xiangsheng (comic dialogue) and shunkouliu… …   Encyclopedia of Contemporary Chinese Culture

  • women (the condition of) — Socially, the PRC government has promulgated a series of statutes to promote women’s status and gender equality. The Marriage Law of 1950 backed by Mao prohibited arranged marriages, concubinage, foot binding and child marriages. The Marriage Law …   Encyclopedia of Contemporary Chinese Culture

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