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Hell in Chinese: Free Supplement to the Devil’s Diplomatic Dictionary & Pictogram Palace

地狱 Hell 

Chinese hell is
1) a place on earth 土 with
2) two headed snakes 也
3) and dogs 狗
4) which talk 言
5) and are vicious 犬
And worst of all you have no phonetic clue as to how to pronounce ANYTHING you read there!

Inter = (Earthly, physical, and/or material) Place

Underground! = Jail
(associative idea character, no phonetic component)

(Hell, in China, is a Place of Imprisonment on earth…)

Both are di4 and yu4 are 4th tone.


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