When I first moved to the south of China, I was surprised to hear the phrase "什么来的" used to mean "what," as in 这是什么来的？: "What is this?" As far as I could tell, in many cases there was no ...
In the Shanghai dialect dirty is pronounced something like "o co" with the o pronounced like the "o" in cot and the "c" pronounced like the usual c in pinyin (kinda like an 'ts' sound). Which ...
My girlfriend is from Fujian and speaks 闽南语, so I am trying to learn so I can communicate with her family better. The struggle is finding any useful resources (even in Chinese), so I'm wondering if ...