Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Reading Signs # 3



The last two characters 藥房 yao4 fang2 mean Pharmacy or Drugstore. Adding the character 西xi1 you get 西藥房 xi1 yao4 fang2 meaning Western Pharmacy as distinct from a Chinese Pharmacy or Chinese Herbalist. The top two characters 信一 xin4 yi1 means “Trust one” and is the name of the pharmacy.

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