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Nov
3
awarded  Informed
Nov
2
accepted “niyao” meaning strong-armer?
Nov
2
asked “niyao” meaning strong-armer?
Sep
12
comment 不要多给: not a single cent more?
Thanks for the detailed answer. Indeed, I intuited the meaning but perhaps I should have asked, "Is this phrase a common idiom," rather than for a translation. As in, if someone were handing me pieces of candy and I'd had enough, could I stop them idiomatically by saying "不要多给"? Also to your point about 关系: I don't believe the concept itself is foreign (currying favor is practiced in all cultures), but perhaps the words themselves are, as you say, not easily translated.
Sep
12
comment 不要多给: not a single cent more?
Yes, it's from a simplified collection of the strange stories that I'm reading, I shouldn't have expected a moral :)
Sep
11
comment 不要多给: not a single cent more?
By the way, a bit off-topic but do you know the moral of the story? I thought it ended abruptly with the bird and his original owner disappearing. Are we supposed to not trust talking birds? :)
Sep
11
comment 不要多给: not a single cent more?
Thanks. If you add it as an answer I will accept it.
Sep
11
asked 不要多给: not a single cent more?
Jul
13
accepted Measure words for disrespect
Jul
8
comment Measure words for disrespect
I understand now. Although some measure words are typically paired with respectful nouns, the measure words themselves are only respectful by association and not because of inherent meaning.
Jul
7
comment Measure words for disrespect
@QuestionOverflow: Yeah, but the words can still be tinted. 个 and 位 can measure a person, but one of those measuring sticks is more respectful.
Jul
7
asked Measure words for disrespect
Jan
27
comment How do I say “damn!” or “bloody hell” in Chinese?
Can you add Chinese examples?
Jan
24
awarded  Critic
Jan
18
accepted Resultative complement 到
Jan
14
awarded  Commentator
Jan
14
comment Resultative complement 到
Oops, I should have proofread the IME on my phone. Thanks for the clarification about 晚.
Jan
11
asked Resultative complement 到
Jan
10
comment What's the Eye of a Hurricane called in Chinese/Pinyin?
nciku.cn/search/en/detail/eye/1704625: definition 4.
Dec
30
accepted Pronounce ellipsis 《●●● ●●●》 in Mandarin