I Language Frames Our Thoughts

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    In Chinese, the word used to describe the love

    for a child is usually 疼 (teng). The literal meaning of this word is 'pain'. Chinese parents seldom use the word 爱 (Ai) to describe this love as 'ai' is often used for the idea of romantic love, the kind that exists between a man and a woman.I thought of this distinction...
    novembermoon novembermoon
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Nov 7, 2014
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