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The Term “Dubai” Means Where?

By |2018-01-22T22:23:32+09:00January 22nd, 2018|Dubai, HISTORY OF THE WORLD', INFORMATION FOR TRAVELERS, WESTERN ASIA|

Dubai (/duːˈbaɪ/ doo-BY; Arabic: دبي‎ Dubay, Gulf pronunciation: [dʊˈbɑj]) is the largest and most populous city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).It is located on the southeast coast of the Persian Gulf and is the capital of the Emirate of Dubai, one of the seven emirates(Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al Khaimah, Sharjah, Umm [...]

Expressions of Japanese Cultural Uniqueness | ”Honne to Tatemae” :「本音と建前」(ほんね と たてまえ)-Vol.1

By |2018-01-16T08:58:53+09:00January 16th, 2018|JAPANESE, LANGUAGE LEARNING|

  ”Honne to Tatemae” :「本音と建前」(ほんねとたてまえ) ”Honne to Tatemae”: 「本音と建前」(ほんねとたてまえ)is an idiom which expresses the divergency between attitude from feeling of a individual  is exactly possessing. The reference about this idiom is often mentioned to make references of theories of Japanese cultural or racial uniqueness. "Honne":「本音」(ほんね)  refers to a feeling or emotion exists inside of the someone's [...]

Ürümqi Diwopu International Airport

By |2018-01-14T21:05:21+09:00January 14th, 2018|Asia, China, INFORMATION FOR TRAVELERS|

Ürümqi Diwopu International Airport (simplified Chinese: 乌鲁木齐地窝堡国际机场; traditional Chinese: 烏魯木齊地窩堡國際機場; pinyin: Wūlǔmùqí Dìwōpù Guójì Jīchǎng, Xiao'erjing: ءُلُمُٿِ دِوَعپُ قُوَعکِ كِچْا IPA: [úlùmûtɕʰǐ tîwɔ́pʰû ku̯ɔ̌tɕî tɕíʈʂʰɑ̀ŋ]; Uyghur: ئۈرۈمچى دىۋوپۇ خەلقئارا ئايروپورتى‎, ULY: Ürümchi Diwopu Xelqara Ayroporti, UYY: Ürümqi Diwopu Həlⱪ’ara Ayroporti, USY: Үрүмчи Хәлқара Айропорти) (IATA: URC, ICAO: ZWWW) is an airport serving Ürümqi, the [...]

Nepali Surname “Thapa” -vol.3

By |2018-01-14T20:36:05+09:00January 14th, 2018|Nepal, HISTORY OF THE WORLD'|

Thapa (थापा;) Thapa (Nepali: थापा; pronunciation:[t̪ʰāpā]) is the surname commonly used by Nepali people belonging to the Chhetri caste of Khas group, an Indo-Aryan ethno-linguistic group and Magar people, a Sino-Tibetan ethno-linguistic group. Kshetri Thapa of Kshatriya Varna are addressed as Thapa Kaji while Thapa Magar are addressed as general Magar. Kshatriya Thapa dynasty [...]

Nepali Surname “Thapa” -vol.4

By |2018-01-14T15:55:06+09:00January 14th, 2018|ARCHIVES|

Thapa family were strengthened in the Royal court by including family members of the another Thapa Bharadar Amar Singh Thapa. Bada (Elder) Kaji Amar Singh Thapa was a legendary military commander and National Hero of Nepal. Thapas have important role in Anglo-Nepalese War where Colonial Power British India Company had major loss at First Campaign. [...]

A Funny Chinese Young Twister

By |2018-01-14T22:22:26+09:00January 14th, 2018|Chinese, LANGUAGE LEARNING, Uncategorized|

Here a funny tongue twister of Chinese. "mama qiˊ maˇ. maˇ manˋ. mama maˋ maˇ" 妈妈骑马,马慢,妈妈骂马。 Mother rides a horse , the horse is slow, so mother scolds the horse. mama means mother. qiˊ is to ride. maˇ is horse maˋ means scold. And man` means slow. Now trying this once again:  "mama qiˊ maˇ. maˇ manˋ. [...]