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Quote of the week (Sept. 7, 2010)

Sep. 8, 2010

Wǒ xīwàng Yáo Míng huīfù jiànkāng bìngqiě nénggòu huíguī.
我   希望      姚    明    恢复    健康       并且      能够       回归。


I hope Yao Ming will get better and return to his team.  —From "科比•布莱恩特 (bǐ•Bùlái'ēntè) Kobe Bryant," on Aug. 16, 2010.

Mandarin Language Vocabulary:

我 (): pron. I/me 


希望 (xīwàng): v. to hope


健康 (jiànkāng): n. health


回归 (huíguī): v. to return


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I love reading these articles because they’re short but inofrmaitve.

疾病 – illness, 虚弱 – weakness, 不适 – uncomfortable.

Can anyone kindly tell some Chinese words which have the opposite meaning of “健康?”

“希望” can be both a noun and a verb. Here is an example of when it is used as a noun: “有梦想就有希望 Where there is a dream, there is hope.”

In this quote, “希望” is a verb, but I know a phrase “Hope Project,” and “希望” is a noun in this phrase. Can “希望” be both a noun and a verb?

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