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    The dragon boat festival
    by kirin Mandarin - Monday, 2 June 2014, 8:02 PM

     The dragon boat festival (端午节)


        The dragon boat festival (端午节)is a lunar holiday, occurring on the fifth day of the fifth lunar month

        The chinese dragon boat festival is a significant holiday celebrated in china, and the one with the longest history. the dragon boat festival is ...

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    Chinese Names
    by kirin Mandarin - Friday, 2 May 2014, 11:35 AM

        Chinese names are made up of two parts: family names (xing) and given names (ming). Family names always precede given names in Chinese,which is similar to Japanese names. While family names generally come from the father’s side (nowadays we also find family names which come from the mother’...

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