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Mar
13
comment Chinese input on Windows based on pinyin and tones
Actually, I wanted a method to write Pinyin, not Chinese characters
Mar
4
comment Why is George 乔治 in Chinese?
@InglisBaderson I guess that's a matter of opinion; I'd say 乔治 sounds closer than 作举. Maybe it depends on your native accent.
Jan
30
comment Does anyone recognize the characters written on this home shrine?
Could you maybe post a higher-res image? It's rather difficult to make anything out in the photo you posted.
Jan
29
comment “不客气” (bù kèqì) vs “谢谢你” (xièxiè nǐ)
Heh, great answer :D
Dec
13
comment Meaning of 脏话 in 这里能说脏话吗
From the context of what was going in at the time, I reckon it must have been #3
Dec
12
comment Does 从来 translate to “always”?
yellowbridge.com/chinese/sentsearch.php?word=%E4%BB%8E%E6%9D%A5 maybe someone more proficient can give more advice about whether it only makes sense in certain contexts etc
Dec
12
comment Meaning of 脏话 in 这里能说脏话吗
It seems like a rather strange thing to say though?!
Dec
10
comment How to congratulate someone on getting a new job?
@fabregaszy so literally translated those would both be more like do a good job, but actually mean something like good luck with the new job?
Dec
10
comment How to congratulate someone on getting a new job?
@fabregaszy What is the meaning of 加油?
Dec
10
comment How to congratulate someone on getting a new job?
@fabregaszy in 好好干, what does mean?
Dec
3
comment Difference between 我饿了 and 我很饿?
@50-3 this is also how we would express it in UK (proper ;) English
Nov
26
comment Difference between 我饿了 and 我很饿?
@xiaohouzi79 I'm guessing QuestionOverflow is American? I think some Americans would say "I'm hungry already!"
Oct
23
comment Complimenting someone on their appearance
Can you add translations for 姣好 and 俏丽? (I can't find these in online dictionaries)
Jun
24
comment Similar pronunciations of tea/茶 across languages
I've heard some colleagues from Teeside (north east England) use it, so it does still get at least some usage :)
Jun
24
comment Similar pronunciations of tea/茶 across languages
As an aside, some English people refer to a "cup a' cha", meaning a "cup of tea". english.stackexchange.com/questions/18152/…
Apr
17
comment How do I type the lü for Character Romanization?
For anone interested, on Windows it's ALT-0252 for ü or ALT-0220 for Ü
Apr
16
comment How to (hand) write Chinese character faster
@AngelLeliel or instead, they could maybe ask on some kind of question and answer site for experts, language enthusiasts, and people who have an interest in the Chinese language..? :P
Dec
1
comment Chinese input on Windows based on pinyin and tones
Yes, it gives me 我 as first too... but then it lists another 2 characters that don't have the 3rd tone
Dec
1
comment Chinese input on Windows based on pinyin and tones
Not sure if you are referring to the 'Microsoft ABC Pinyin Input Style'? I've tried that, and I'm not sure how it's supposed to work, but while it displays characters based on Pinyin you enter, it doesn't seem to use the tones you enter (at least not how I would expect!). For example, wo3 displays , which isn't what I would expect
Dec
1
comment Chinese input on Windows based on pinyin and tones
Just installed this, and it works great for inputting Pinyin :)