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Dec
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answered Character 瞓: where did the pronunciations come from?
Dec
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reviewed No Action Needed Why is Zhenya Wang's surname in English “Wang” but sometimes pronounced “Wong”?
Dec
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reviewed No Action Needed Generally speaking, is it not possible to indicate 'was' or 'were' on '是‘?
Dec
5
reviewed Looks OK Use of “是不, …” to introduce sentence
Dec
5
reviewed No Action Needed What is being said in this scene from Looper?
Dec
4
reviewed Looks OK Chinese Year on a Postmark
Dec
4
reviewed Looks OK Looking for a translation of '舒适性‘ and '安全性'?
Dec
3
comment Which radicals are used mostly just as phonetic?
FYI, when 阝 appears on the right side, it is actually the shorthand form of 邑, not 阜. See: baike.baidu.com/view/457766.htm
Dec
2
reviewed Looks OK How to pronounce “论”
Dec
2
reviewed Leave Open What is a very comprehensive syntax structure?
Dec
2
reviewed No Action Needed What is the translation of “attached to X”?
Dec
2
reviewed No Action Needed How to say “wait” answer in simple conversation mandarin language?
Nov
21
reviewed Close a translation request
Nov
21
comment Oral Tradition: Chinese Folktales, Sayings, Ballads, Songs, Chants, Etc
While this link may answer the question, it is better to include the essential parts of the answer here and provide the link for reference. Link-only answers can become invalid if the linked page changes.
Nov
21
comment What does 民以食为天 mean?
@MatthewRudy马泰 The other requirement to be a true couplet is that the tones of the corresponding characters in each line should be the "inverse" of each other according to the traditional 平/仄 tone categorization.
Nov
18
comment Differentiating: 肚 and 胃 in English?
Note that "tummy" is derived from children's attempt to pronounce "stomach": etymonline.com/index.php?term=tummy
Nov
18
reviewed Looks OK Differentiating: 肚 and 胃 in English?
Nov
18
reviewed Looks OK Why is 那儿 just one syllable?
Nov
18
awarded  Informed
Nov
16
revised Is 勺 really the phonetic component of 的?
Adding IPA for comparison