2013[STORIES WITHCHINESE CHARACTERS– THE STORY OF THELONESOME HUMANBEING (人 )]FUN AND FAST WAY TO LEARN CHINESE CHARACTERS
Stories with Chinese Characters (Calligraphy)A fun way of learning Chinese Characters through stories.Did you know that the same 152 characters will make up 50% of anyChinese text ?The lonesome human being will introduce 11 of these most usedcharacters. These 11 characters will represent around 4 % of characters in aChinese text (3.8935%)Peter PalmeJona, 06. October 2012Free to use for private. For commercial use please contactPeter Palmepetepalme@gmail.comwww.linkedin.com/in/peterpalmeFurther stories:The Story of the Sun
The lonesome human beingrén = humanOnce upon a time there was a very lonesome human being. It had no oneelse to play with. “What shall I do?” asked the human being. So it started towalk….
dà = big, greatIt walked and walked and walked but could not find anyone. If I am big, thehuman being thought, maybe I have a better view on what is around me. Sothe lonesome human being spread its arms.
yīn = to continueEven though the human being was now bigger it did not see anyone nor didanyone notice the human being. “I need to grow till I reach the heaven”,said the lonesome human to itself. It started to grow and continued togrow and grow and grow…(Do you see the human being with its spread arms walking continuouslyaround the square ? This is how you can remember the Chinese characterfor to continue)
tiān = heavenNow the human being was almost so big that it touched the sky.
guān = to close, to lockSuddenly it could not grow any further. The heaven was locked. Thelonesome being started to cry….
měi = beautifulOnce the lonesome human stopped crying it looked down. “Oh it is sobeautiful”, and it smiled for the first time.
cóng = from now onAnd finally the lonesome human being discovered another lonesomehuman being. From now on the human being did not feel lonely anymore.
liăng = twoAnd the two human beings were very, very happy. They played all day longuntil they were tired.
gè = counting word, example liăng gè rén = two peopleOne of their favorite games was a counting game. “I am one”, said the firsthuman being. “I am two”, counted the other. “Together we are twopeople”, they both shouted out loud and laughed.
lái = to arrive, to come toThey also enjoyed a running game. “Let´s run up the hill”, said the one tothe other. They both started to run. “I have arrived”, shouted the first. “Metoo”, shouted the second one. And they both hugged each other.
quán = completeHide and seek was their other fun game. But each time they played it, oneof them got scared. It felt lonesome again. And when they finally caughteach other they said with relief.” We are complete again” and smiled.(The person (人)and the king (王) united means complete)
rán = correct, right„This is now the best place to be in. I am so happy“ said one human being.“This is correct” replied the other.The End.
人大因天关美从两个来全然两个大美人 = two greatbeautyStroke order (click on character to get more background information)12
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