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Jan
24
awarded  Notable Question
Dec
21
awarded  Yearling
Nov
7
comment Does 危机 really mean both crisis and opportunity?
False. Please see K. Shen's accepted answer for very descriptive and complete analysis of this question.
Nov
4
awarded  Popular Question
Aug
13
awarded  Popular Question
Jan
28
revised How do I say “damn!” or “bloody hell” in Chinese?
Added Chinese examples.
Dec
21
awarded  Yearling
Apr
23
accepted Are there poems in Chinese that rhyme?
Apr
16
comment Are there poems in Chinese that rhyme?
This part of Betty's answer was pretty much what I was looking for: "Many ancient poems do not rhyme today because Chinese pronunciation has undergone many changes over time. They did all rhyme at the time written." Thank you Betty.
Feb
15
answered What is an idiomatic way to say “This is not good” in Mandarin?
Feb
2
answered How common is the use of “瞧” and which region?
Jan
23
comment When is the spelling and the pronunciation different?
@DonKirkby, that's interesting. I first thought most people would prefer the system that was used to introduce them to Chinese, but it was the other way around for me. I first used pinyin, but when bumping into bopo mofo I found it a lot better. Just as with turn-ons I guess, whatever works for you, is the best ;)
Jan
20
answered Correct word to use for a suburban fence?
Jan
18
revised Is there a traditional Chinese New Year greeting?
added translation and monster tale
Jan
17
comment Does 危机 really mean both crisis and opportunity?
Dead on! This is exactly what I was looking for.
Jan
17
accepted Does 危机 really mean both crisis and opportunity?
Jan
17
comment Does 危机 really mean both crisis and opportunity?
@Alenanno no, not at all.
Jan
16
comment Does 危机 really mean both crisis and opportunity?
Catastrophies, disasters, missed deadlines, lack of competent labor, lack of funds, missed flights, lack of credit, food shortage etc
Jan
16
asked Does 危机 really mean both crisis and opportunity?
Jan
16
revised Is there a traditional Chinese New Year greeting?
added 444 characters in body