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Brief Answer The construction of 惊 follows the essence of the phono-semantic compound character. In folk culture, people who are not well-educated often invent characters in this way. Some of these characters became popular and then were included in the officially admitted simplified forms, and the others were eliminated. For example (admitted formal ...


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在 and 中 are serving two different functions here. The preposition 在 at the start of the sentence indicates where something happens. Meanwhile, the 中 here is technically a noun meaning "the inside", not "middle". It signifies that the link is opened on a new tab page, i.e. *the inside of a tab page". Taken as a whole, then, the Chinese sentence is actually ...


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Chinese characters and phonetics You say: Unlike English, Chinese is not a spelling language, which means there is no hint from the characters for pronunciation!!! Luckily for us, that's not true! Actually, by some estimates, almost 90% of characters have a phonetic component to them. To understand what that actually means, you have to know how ...


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When you use "临时", your point is "wasn't part of the plan". When you use "及时", your point is "rapidly/promptly". So if you replacing "好象是临时决定的" with "好象是及时决定的", it also works but the point will become to "They made the decision promptly" from "They made the decision that wasn't the part of the plan (of the meeting)". Of cource "临时" has other meanings, ...


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these are two totally different words in chinese. becareful about the writing about them, then you will know the difference between them, just like the english words "pee" and "pea".


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It is in simplified Chinese, you can see this on the bottom part of the page, The sentence in the red frame means: "Language: Simplified Chinese"


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Just looking at the title you can tell it's simplified. Why? 耸 is the simplified version 聳. Although, technically possible, it's highly unlikely that a book with a simplified title would be "in" traditional.


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Let me summarize the cases and try to answer your question (TC = Traditional Chinese character set, SC = Simplified Chinese character set). Some characters were never simplified. For example, 井 U+4E95 is in TC and in SC (and for that matter, most characters). In the Unihan database, codepoints like these have neither a kSimplifiedVariant nor a ...


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It means awesome. All English translations for 给力 at mdbg.net: cool, nifty, awesome, impressive, to put in extra effort http://www.mdbg.net/chindict/chindict.php?page=worddict&wdrst=0&wdqb=geili The word has also found it's way into English slang in the form of geilivable http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=geilivable Geilivable is not ...


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档案专业人员 in English is "Archivist".


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For a big-data Chinese corpus, have a look at this one: (Taiwan) Academia Sinica Balanced Corpus of Modern Chinese 台灣 中央研究院 中文詞知識庫小組 現代漢語平衡語料庫 A million-word level corpus Contact: Miss Su-Chu Lin (林素朱), jess@hp.iis.sinica.edu.tw Introduction in Chinese Not sure if you can download it for free


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Note This answer is entirely based on research, and my Chinese knowledge is still very limited, reducing my ability to fact check. Any concerns with the accuracy or additional detail will be greatly appreciated. Character Classification This simplification is listed on wikipedia as a phono-semantic compound character, that is a character with both a ...


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First off "zhe teng" can not be considered a translation of 折腾, and certainly not the official translation - it is simply just the pronunciation. A translation of 折腾 really depends on the context, and since you didn't provide any context then you can consider the following definitions and sample sentences and see which fits best: A Chinese-English ...


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中 is in. Open the link in a new tab.


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No. It became a variant way earlier than that. There may well have been a document to that effect in 1995, but it would not have been anything new. It is well established that 劵 and 券 were two different seal scripts characters, as @HenryHO points out. However, according to Qing Dynasty linguist Tuan Yu-tsai's annotated version of Shuo-wen Chieh-Tzu: ...


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In gaming field, (of) long range is commonly translated into 远程 or 远距离, and ranged attacked is 远程攻击. You can use 射程 when you want to express the notion of range. By the way, 主力 is not the right word for strength. If you use 主力 here, it means primary (attack method). To say strength you may want to use 强项 or 优势. So I would translate this way: "The great ...


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Cannot use them interchangeably. '及时' is just 'in time/without delay', '临时' is unplanned, not always similar to 'immediately'.


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That might be a rendering of 忠 zhong1, meaning ‘faithful, loyal, honest’. This character consists of two parts, the radical 心 ‘heart’ and a phonetic element 中. It seems that the writer has allowed the radical to snake up over the top in an unorthodox way. That’s my guess anyway.


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I found listening to music really helped when learning - artists from Taiwan and the south tend to sing more clearly in my opinion. perhaps you could start there. Also, it is worth noting that in English we have around 8000 unique syllables, whereas in (mandarin) Chinese there are only around 400 (multiply this by 4 for the tones).


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Simplified Chinese is used throughout mainland China, though pretty much everyone can read the Traditional also. Traditional Chinese tends to still be used in places like Malaysia, Singapore, etc. If you're marketing to mainland China then you probably want Simplified. Alternatively, do both.


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The translation for "your verification code is 1234" in Chinese should be "您的认证码是 一 二 三 四" or "您的认证码是 1 2 3 4" in your code. Note: “1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10” are pronounced as "yi1 er4 san1 si4 wu3 liu4 qi1 ba1 jiu3 shi2" in Chinese. are written as "一 二 三 四 五 六 七 八 九 十" in Chinese.


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来自XYZ的问候! {0}您的验证码是 {1}。 这是您的 XYZ 账户链接, 点击此链接确认你的邮箱。 No problem remaining


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"在新标签页中打开" by itself is not a good translation of "open in a new tab". "于新标签页开启", or better "于新页开启", is more neat (though being less "modern"). [1] "在 (place) 中 (action)" / "在 (place) 裡 (action)" is a common translation of "(action) in (place)". It is one of the proper ways to order the ideas in Chinese language construct. "于" in "于新页开启" (or in ...


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take another example: 在困境中成长, grow up in harsh environment. In this case, it doesn't make sense without the "中" word. 在房间里玩,play inside the room. I think "在...中","在...里" is like splitting the "in"/"inside" word into two part. The "place" is put in the middle.


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I haven't found a large corpus, but I have used the results of some projects that analysed all Usenet newsgroups from 1993-1994. You could probably contact Shih-Kun Huang for information about the original corpus. The files I used were a list of character frequencies and a list of word frequencies. It's probably smaller than you want, and it only contains ...


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太阳 Tàiyáng, Sun: pronounced "Tie Yang" 太 Tài:highest; greatest 阳 yáng:sun You may find some reference yáng as 5th tone (轻声 qīngshēng) because it's easier to pronounce in spoken Chinese. The character 阳 yáng by itself is always 2nd tone.


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Build Server: 编译服务器 to build: 编译(编译整个工程) a build: 一个版本的编译,编译的一个版本 a code drop: 一个代码实现 (minor milestone)


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This means faithful of course. However the meaning one wants to express by writing this on his body (I bet you see this in tattoos) means "I'm a tough guy and I'm in a gang". That's because loyalty has been regarded to be the most important virtue of gangsters. So a troop wrote this symbol on the body is a good one.


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老公 is more for casual conversation. e.g. 這是我老公 先生 can be used in a more formal situation. e.g. 這是我先生 In a even more formal situation, you can use 外子. e.g. 這是外子


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Don't connect Chinese sounds to English sounds (or any other language, for that matter). It will only hinder your pronunciation. For example: A lot of learners want to connect 'xi' with the English 'she' - but first the Chinese 'x' is represented by the IPA letter ɕ where as the English 'sh' is represented by IPA ʃ - although it might be considered a ...



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