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It is time to harvest Chinese dates 枣 [Copy link] 中文

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Post time 2019-9-14 22:29:34 |Display all floors
Our neighboring county is famous for her unique agriculture product: the golden-silk-thread Chinese dates (金丝小枣). You can see thin shining threads when you try to slowly divide one of the fruits into two parts with the hands. It is magic that the sticky threads still connect the seperated two components. The Chinese character 枣 is also interesting: It's top part is 朿 with 木(tree)and the remaining should represents the needles growing on the branches; The bottom two dots look like the big red fruits hanging on the tree.

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Post time 2019-9-15 15:27:55 |Display all floors
                 Let me talk more about 朿
The ancient form of 朿(needle of bush)was more complicated than the modern one. An article told me:"It also appears in Japanese and Korea with the same meaning."
If something is quite difficult for you to deal with, in Chinese we say: "It is 棘手(ji-shou)!” Two 朿s make one ‘bush’ that would hurt your 'hands' as you touch it!
Another related word is 刺 with the last part as ‘knife’. Both ‘needle’ and ‘knife’ can poke you without mercy!  Yes, 刺 means ‘poke’.
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