Chinese Tuesdays: 伥

This character, pronounced chāng, means “The ghost of somebody devoured by a tiger who helps the tiger devour others”. It is also present in the chengyu 为虎作伥 (wèihǔzuòchāng), which means to help a villain do evil.

Every Tuesday on the Anthill, Sam Duncan posts a langauge titbit from his blog. Read them all here