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Feb
27
comment Do 之 and 的 come from the same word?
The short answer is yes; I'll dig up some sources to post a more authoritative answer later. Concerning 你 and 爾, I've mentioned them in an answer to a previous question here: chinese.stackexchange.com/a/1632/166
Feb
22
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Is the “to” in “Let's meet from 4 _to_ five”, 到?
Feb
21
reviewed Close When submitting forms on the web, you often click a button label 'submit'. I was wondering how to express the word 'submit' in chinese
Feb
21
reviewed Leave Open What does 算你狠 mean?
Feb
21
reviewed Close Where to start learning mandarin
Feb
21
reviewed Approve suggested edit on What is the difference between yǐqián (以前) and zhīqián (之前)?
Feb
14
comment Are Chinese language equivalent of English /p/ and /b/ sounds the same?
@NiklasBerglund /b/ and /p/ are stop consonants. The question is asking how Chinese speakers perceive these consonants.
Feb
14
reviewed Looks OK Are Chinese language equivalent of English /p/ and /b/ sounds the same?
Feb
14
reviewed Leave Open Tool which can convert web pages from Hanzi to either Pinyin or Zhuyin Fuhao
Feb
14
reviewed Leave Open Are Chinese language equivalent of English /p/ and /b/ sounds the same?
Feb
14
reviewed Leave Open 翻译这个传统的中国地图 --坤輿萬國全圖--
Feb
11
comment Headline: “YouTube创始人从雅虎手中收购Delicious”. What is the purpose of “手中”
@user58955 That seems like a perfectly fine answer. Why not add it as an answer instead of a comment so you can get the appropriate credit?
Feb
10
revised So technically, the correct usage of 得 for run very fast is 跑得很快 - why are there so many Baidu hits for 跑的很快 and 跑地很快?
added 67 characters in body
Feb
10
answered So technically, the correct usage of 得 for run very fast is 跑得很快 - why are there so many Baidu hits for 跑的很快 and 跑地很快?
Feb
9
awarded  Necromancer
Feb
9
awarded  Revival
Feb
8
revised Why is the radical of 难 > 隹 and not 又
retagging
Feb
8
answered Why is the radical of 难 > 隹 and not 又
Feb
8
comment What qualities does Hong Kong Mandarin have?
@StumpyJoePete: "the qs and js were originally palatal!" -- you mean they were originally velar.
Feb
3
answered Is there a tone sandhi rule that “4 3” changes to “4 0”?