Category Archives: Semantic Fields

10+ Ways to Say “Shout”

Synonyms in other languages have always intruiged me, and Chinese is no exception. Why does one language have twenty words for one concept? It’s a perrenial debate, and one that will be forever immortalised in the infamous urban legend about the Eskimo words for snow. Throughout my Chinese studies I’ve come across many such “Eskimo-snow” […]