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Sep
10
comment Why were some letters like Q, X, C, chosen for Pinyin which confuse non-Chinese speakers?
Sorry, you are right. So the book is stored away somewhere. Here's what I could find online: blcup.com/en/list_1.asp?id=1783 The Cognition, Learning and Teaching of Chinese Characters, Guder et al. One article is about doing tests on how students pronounce Pinyin incorrectly following hints derived from their native language (it might have been Italian).
Jan
6
comment Why is stroke order important when writing Chinese characters?
+1 on the brushes answer
Dec
30
comment When do the tones change?
Have a look of the book preview here: books.google.de/…
Dec
27
comment Looking for Pinyin standards
It is hard to standardize language. Wouldn't quoting a specific dictionary be reference enough? Just choose one of the bigger ones.
Dec
27
comment Why were some letters like Q, X, C, chosen for Pinyin which confuse non-Chinese speakers?
I will look for the article. Do remind me if I fail to answer.
Dec
27
comment What software can detect the parts of speech of written text?
It is the first result on Google here!