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Jan
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awarded  Nice Question
Jan
1
comment Expressing the location: 哪里 or 哪儿?
@Huang what about 这儿 (zhèr) instead of 这里 (zhèlǐ)? Is that classified as erhua, or do the same rules apply? I once said it to a taxi driver in Xian, and he laughed and said something like 'zhèr! We're not in Beijing!'
Jan
1
comment How to say “hope you'll have a great day”?
I guess you're American, as I've only ever heard Americans use this phrase? It doesn't even sound 'right' in the UK in English, so can this be directly translated to Chinese?
Dec
31
comment Expressing the location: 哪里 or 哪儿?
I thought 哪儿 was just how people from Beijing said 哪里 (erhua or 儿化) - have I got that wrong?
Dec
31
awarded  Nice Question
Dec
23
comment Where can I find audio recordings of every word?
every Chinese word?
Dec
22
comment Use of Honorifics
What are the use cases for 阿姨 and 叔叔? Sorry for asking more questions :)
Dec
22
comment Use of Honorifics
"This is normally out of respect to someone who maybe treats you as a younger brother or sister" so you wouldn't use 大姐 or 大哥 for people you don't know well?
Dec
22
asked Use of Honorifics
Dec
22
comment How polite is too polite?
Interesting, thanks. Is 谢啦 only used in Taiwan? (I haven't heard it on the mainland)
Dec
22
awarded  Nice Question
Dec
22
accepted How polite is too polite?
Dec
21
awarded  Beta
Dec
20
comment Effective and polite way to end a phone conversation
Rather than 我现在要走了,再见, would 我走了,再见 suffice instead?
Dec
20
comment Tips for pronouncing X vs SH in Mandarin?
I guess you mean x vs sh?
Dec
19
revised How polite is too polite?
Reverted unnecessary edit. Unless you have a good reason to remove my formatting, please do not do so!
Dec
19
asked How polite is too polite?
Dec
19
comment Difference between 想 and 要?
Is 需要 alway interchangeable with 要, or are there some rules about that?
Dec
17
comment How do native Chinese greet each other on daily basis?
I guess that's a Chinese TV show or film?
Dec
17
answered How do native Chinese greet each other on daily basis?