CHINESE WORD / PHRASE STUDY
Tell the Chinese of Running Roadside Stalls or Street Vending
摆地摊 (bǎi dì tān) is a popular Chinese word hitting China’s internet recently, because many cities in China now start allowing street vending business, try to encourage people to run roadside stalls or booths and reopen the night markets, in order to help increasing people’s incomes and country’s economies as well, under the shadow of novel coronavirus outbreak.
The first Chinese word “摆 (bǎi)” is a verb in simplified Chinese, generally meaning to place something on the desktop or ground and showcase to others. The last two characters works a Chinese noun “地摊” means stalls or stands running on the ground or street.
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