Are

you familiar with idioms?

Nǐ suǒ shóu xī de chéng yǔ

má?

While

practicing Chinese the other day, I found this hanzi character,

伥 

(chāng).

 

I

understand that it means “Ghost of one devoured by a

tiger.”

 

My

teacher says that the character comes from an

idiom.

 

Do you

know what idiom it comes from?

nǐ zhī dào zhè gě chéng yǔ tā cōng hé

ér lái má?

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About blueturtle7645

I love learning the Chinese language and reading about Chinese history and culture.
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One Response to

  1. Bill says:

    "伥" is came from an idiom "为虎作伥(wei4 hu3 zuo4 chang1)" which means a ghost who was devoured by tiger and also an accomplice to guide tiger to kill another one. –Bill

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