A book is like …

     Ancient wisdom:

A book is like a garden carried in the pocket.

In traditional Chinese: 書是隨時攜帶的花園

In simplified Chinese: 书是随时携带的花园

In pinyin: shū shì suí shí xié dài de huā yuán

These and other old and modern Chinese sayings you can find in the Chinese Character Dictionary:









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After ten years working as database programmer in the Netherlands, I moved to China in 1991 and began to study Chinese. During my study of the language I started to develop my own character dictionary to help me with looking up and remembering characters. In 2016 it was self-published through Amazon. Since 2018 I have been living in Hong Kong, while still working on the dictionary and trying to get attention for it among potential customers.

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