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Saturday, October 15, 2016
精神 - Spirit
Today's Chinese word of the day is 精神 which means spirit.
In Mandarin 精神 is pronounced Jīngshén.
精 Jīng means essence. 神 shén means God.
So in Chinese spirit is the essence of God.