Reading ‘Tower of God’ in Chinese #40【神之塔】

Going to read through the whole manhwa, at the very least the first season, and document new (for me) vocabularies on the way. Let’s learn Mandarin while following the adventures of Bam.

Chapter #54
Chapter #55

Learning statistics & full list of vocabulary

贼眉鼠眼 zéi méi shǔ yǎn – shifty-eyed, thievish-looking
异母 yì mǔ – having same father but different mothers
善良 shàn liáng – good and honest, kindhearted
忠厚 zhōng hòu – honest and considerate
状态 zhuàng tài – state, condition, state of affairs
追求 zhuī qiú – to pursue, to seek, to court
折断 zhé duàn – to snap sth off, to break
白痴 bái chī – idiocy, idiot
潜鱼 qián yú – pearlfish
治疗 zhì liáo – to treat, to cure, treatment, therapy
无耻 wú chǐ – shameless, brazen, impudent
留余地 liú yú dì – to leave a margin for error, to leave room to maneuver
艰险 jiān xiǎn – hardships and dangers
玩偶 wán ǒu – figurine, doll, toy
商量 shāng liang – consult, discuss, talk over
添 tiān – to add, to increase, to replenish
扩大 kuò dà – to enlarge, to expand, to extend
隔 gé – to separate, to cut off, be apart from, to partition
痛快 tòng kuài – to one’s heart content, very happy, delighted, joyful
扫兴 sǎo xìng – to have one’s spirits dampened, feel disappointed
焦虑 jiāo lǜ – anxious, troubled, have worries and misgivings
落榜 luò bǎng – fail in an entrance examination, fail as a candidate
命运 mìng yùn – destiny, fate
显眼 xiǎn yǎn – conspicuous, showy, glamorous, eye-catching
痴迷 chī mí – infatuated, obsessed, crazy
不对劲 bù duì jìn – not in good condition, wrong, fishy
阴暗 yīn àn – dark, gloomy
追随 zhuī suí – follow, trend on the heels of
工坊 gōng fáng – workshop
开门见山 kāi mén jiàn shān – come straight to the point, without preamble
前辈 qián bèi – senior, old generation, precursor
天赋 tiān fù – natural gift, talent, inborn, innate, endowments
嫌弃 xián qì – to avoid sb, to ignore

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