mjj (flemmings) wrote,
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Prince of Han cont'd

My eyes my eyes my-eyes-my-eyes-my-eyes. (Doesn't hurt if I pause it at every line, but that does make for sloooow viewing.)

Also, Chinese? A word with you. 就, 對(对), 從(从), and all combinations of 為(为), 什 and麼(么): we hates them, my precious, we does, we does. Japanese may have five different readings for any character, but Chinese has five different meanings. At least. And all of them either interrogatives or connectives.
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