1,000 Character Classic
This fascinating book explains the primer Qian Zi Wen〈千字文〉which has been memorised by generations of Chinese. Composed during the Liang Dynasty (AD 502-557), it contains 1,000 unique Chinese characters set in four-word phrases.
Presented in English, this edition contains the Chinese classical text with hanyin pinyin, and helps to explain its literal and implied meanings, while adding interesting historical facts, proverbs, and ancient wisdom.
With over 200 Classical Chinese proverbs explained, this book is a must-read for any reader interested in expanding their Chinese four-word phrases vocabulary!
Written by Evelyn Lip.
Illustrated by Wee See Heng