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Aug
23
comment Are “我在哪里可以买火车票” and “我哪里可以买火车票” both correct sentences?
@BertR interesting, thanks!
Aug
23
comment Are “我在哪里可以买火车票” and “我哪里可以买火车票” both correct sentences?
A bit off-topic, but do you know the meaning of (dào) in these sentences?
Aug
3
accepted How is 就 (jiù) used?
Aug
1
comment How is 就 (jiù) used?
When 就 is used to give emphasis, is it only used with regard to time, or can it be used in other ways?
Aug
1
comment How is 就 (jiù) used?
So are you saying it's used to say that something will be the case in the future? Like present would be "am able to (now)" and future would be 就可 "will be able to"?
Aug
1
asked How is 就 (jiù) used?
Jul
21
comment Difference between 两个都 and 我们俩
@StephaneRolland I use Pinyinput: pinyinput.sourceforge.net
Jul
6
comment How to ask someone to take a photo?
Well, if I'd known what verb to use I would have used it. But I didn't, so I just said 你可以吗? :P
Jul
5
accepted Difference between 两个都 and 我们俩
Jul
5
asked Difference between 两个都 and 我们俩
Jul
5
comment How to ask someone to take a photo?
Yes, technically a modal verb
Jul
5
asked How to ask someone to take a photo?
Jun
21
comment What is a good technique for remembering tones?
Maybe just me, but I find it much easier to rean with tone marks than with capital letters.
May
17
comment How to emphasize a word in writing?
Good question, but I have some of my own :) "my wife emphasizing that she is not your wife" - how can she be your wife and not be your wife? Also, is 我太太 ever correct, or wouldn't you always refer to your wife as 我的太太?
May
17
comment Pronunciation of 那个
@Jon, ah, yes, you are right :}
May
17
comment Pronunciation of 那个
For instance, 那里 is always pronounced nàlǐ and never *nèilǐ. - or, just to confuse things further, it's often pronounced nà'r in Beijing ;)
May
17
answered Pronunciation of 那个
May
16
revised What is the most complex simplifed character?
Added a few chars that appear in Jun Da's frequency list
May
16
comment What font size for reading simplified characters on screen?
I've wondered this myself too. I also need characters to be displayed quite large (~14pt) so I can make out the detail.
May
16
revised What is the most complex simplifed character?
Added note re same in traditional & simplified