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Aug
13
comment How to say “this?” interjection in chinese?
erm, could you elaborate a little please? :P
Aug
13
comment How to say “this?” interjection in chinese?
Would you need after 这个, i.e. 这个吗?
Aug
7
comment Meaning of these sign
@HenryHO heh, hadn't seen that before, but now you mention it it's obvious :D
Aug
6
comment Translating an English menu
@TactMayers that's what I thought - so 芥末泥 would (presumably wrongly) mean mashed mustard then?
Aug
6
comment Translating an English menu
I assume 'mustard mash' refers to mashed potatoes with mustard through them - does specifically refer to mashed potatoes?
Jul
23
comment How do you say the noun version of 'programmer'?
Would 程序猿 be the equivalent of code monkey, the somewhat derogatory English term?
May
26
comment How many characters do I need to learn?
Not entirely sure that learning to read/write will help my verbal skills
May
23
comment Morning greeting difference
While means "early", it can however be used as a morning greeting, presumably as a shortened form of 早上好
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!"