Mandarin for "Riddle"

谜 =     米 (riddle)

迷 =    米 (to get lost)


"Word" plus "to get lost"; thus, a riddle is words that you become lost within. The word "to get lost" is also interesting, a combination of "path" and "rice", which reminds us of leaving breadcrumbs to find our way back.

Folksonomies: mandarin chinese

/hobbies and interests/games/board games and puzzles (0.773032)
/home and garden/appliances/small appliances/food processors (0.302597)
/art and entertainment/shows and events/classical concert (0.170564)

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Word (0.911360): dbpedia | freebase
Microsoft Word (0.862208): website | dbpedia | freebase | opencyc | yago


30 DEC 2011

 The Beauty of Chinese Characters

Memes on how Chinese characters build upon each other to produce new characters with interesting meanings.