Reading ‘Tower of God’ in Chinese #42【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 #58
Chapter #59

Learning statistics & full list of vocabulary

体系 tǐ xì – system, setup
骚动 sāo dòng – restless, uproar
领悟 lǐng wù – to understand, to comprehend, to grasp
摧毁 cuī huǐ – to destroy, to wreck
体制 tǐ zhì – system, organization, structure, form
顺眼 shùn yǎn – pleasing to the eye, nice to look at
一潭死水 yī tán sǐ shuǐ – a pool of stagnant water, stagnant or listless condition
运转 yùn zhuǎn – to work, to operate, to revolve, to turn round
拉屎 lā shǐ – to defecate, to shit, to crap
暂且 zàn qiě – for now, for the time being, temporarily
晋级 jìn jí – to advance in rank, promotion, advancement
安然无恙 ān rán wú yàng – safe and sound, unscathed
仅此而已 jǐn cǐ ér yǐ – that’s all, just this and nothing more
艰难 jiān nán – difficult, hard, challenging
主掌 zhǔ zhǎng – in charge, responsible
行使职权 xíng shǐ zhí quán – exercise one’s functions and powers
终究 zhōng jiū – after all is said and done, in the end
私自 sī zì – private, personal, secretly
搁浅 gē qiǎn – to run into difficulties and stop, to be stranded
侥幸 jiǎo xìng – lucky, by luck, by a fluke
烙印 lào yìn – brand, mark, stigma, stamp
香喷喷 xiāng pēn pēn – delicious, savory
寒心 hán xīn – bitterly disappointed, terrified, disillusioned
谈虎色变 tán hǔ sè biàn – turn pale at the mention of the tiger
无可救药 wú kě jiù yào – incurable, beyond cure, incorrigible, hopeless
拽 zhuài – to pull, to drag, to haul
容许 róng xǔ – to tolerate, to permit, to allow, perhaps, possibly
费尽心机 fèi jìn xīn jī – to rack one’s brains, to beat one’s brains out
其貌不扬 qí mào bù yáng – nothing special to look at

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