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Sep
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awarded  Autobiographer
Mar
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comment What is the chinese term for “StackOverflow”
If you mean the Stack Overflow website, we usually don't translate the name and just call it Stack Overflow.
Mar
4
comment Why is George 乔治 in Chinese?
The nearest pronounciation is 作举.
Feb
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Feb
10
comment list of Chinese language country name abbreviations
(More) rare ones: 加拿大 - 加国, 西班牙 - 西国, 墨西哥 - 墨国.
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Jan
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comment How to translate: 人是铁,饭是钢,一顿不吃烦得慌. What is the logic?
Here's a great discussion in Chinese: bbs.zdic.net/thread-184770-1-1.html
Dec
29
comment How common are three-character or five-character words/terms in Standard Mandarin?
3-syllable words are very, very common: 电视机、电冰箱、电吹风、守门员、外星人、阎罗王、拖拉机 and so on.
Dec
13
comment What do these 将 and 为 mean?
将 here serves the same purpose as .
Dec
10
comment How to congratulate someone on getting a new job?
Both 恭喜您获得这个工作 and 对你的新工作表示祝贺 sound very formal. Is there a better alternative when speaking to a close friend?
Oct
23
comment What exactly does 媽个八子 mean?
It sounds quite funny in my southern ears.
Oct
16
comment Request for a 成语 to describe a person with all of 貌, 才, and 德
男神 and 女神 are internet slang, which doesn't seem like what the OP is looking for.
Oct
10
comment What are the translations of these IT-related terms: app, service, consulting?
@deutschZuid My guess is that 应用 is a translated word of the English word "app".
Sep
23
comment What traditions do people follow when naming a second child in Chinese?
@StumpyJoePete Yeah, just like that. And if you show someone these names, he will immediately figure out that they're siblings if he knows the word 正大光明.
Sep
23
comment What traditions do people follow when naming a second child in Chinese?
Another way people name consecutive children is breaking a word into single characters and sequentially putting them into children's names. For example the famous physicist 丁肇中 and his brothers.
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