[Foundation-l] 1.3 billion of humans don't have Wikipedia in their native...
millosh at gmail.com
Mon May 23 08:38:11 UTC 2011
On 05/23/2011 10:33 AM, Milos Rancic wrote:
> This method is still sometimes used to form new characters, for example
> 钚 bù "plutonium") is the metal radical 金 jīn plus the phonetic
> component 不 bù, described in Chinese as "不 gives sound, 金 gives
> meaning". Many Chinese names of elements in the periodic table and many
> other chemistry-related characters were formed this way.
BTW, I am really amazed by the fact that "bu" means "plutonium" :)
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