A list of all the royal, social, noble, official, and military ranks and titles from ancient China. This is not specific to any dynasty and will hopefully be a helpful guide for anyone confused with titles in Chinese novels/dramas.
7 May 2020
This is a list of Chinese Idioms or 成語 that I've come across while translating! If you're learning Chinese like me, I'd love to hear from you!
14 Apr 2020
The time system used in Why Harem Intrigue is the 时-刻 system where time is divided into roughly two-hour intervals called 时辰 (shíchén) and quarter-hour units called 刻 (kè). Each 时辰 corresponds to one of the twelve Earthly Branches and one animal of the Chinese zodiac. Here are my interpretations of the meanings behind each hour.
13 Apr 2020