Idiom of the Month: 尊老爱幼(zūn lǎo ài yòu)


After the busy back-to-school season, did everyone make great progress on their studies? Don't forget to get some rest too.

尊老爱幼 means "respect the elders, cherish the young". It is typically used as a compliment to describe a good-natured individual. We can say that we expect a model student to be honest, 尊老爱幼 and enthusiastic. - – - – - – - – - - The 2013 Better Chinese Calendar features all the Chinese and Western holidays rolled into one vividly, illustrated calendar. This year, each month features a Chinese idiom. The calendar contains both Simplified Chinese and English to help the beginner Chinese learner start talking about the days and months of the year.

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