Tuhao May End up In Oxford English Dictionary
   2013-11-15 19:54:07    CRIENGLISH.com      Web Editor: Mao

 

While millions of Chinese are learning the English language, popular Chinese expressions are making their way into the English lexicon.

China's new buzzword, tuhao, may be in next year's Oxford English Dictionary.

The word caught the attention of the dictionary's editing team after BBC's recent program on influential Chinese words.

Why is tuhao being considered? And what does it mean when more Chinese words are included in an English dictionary?

"Tuhao" literally means "provincial rich", or "uncivilized splendor". [Photo: rayli.com]

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