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I'm a student majoring in Languages (branch: Linguistics), currently working as a freelance translator. I've recently discovered Dropbox and I'm going to use it for my needs! :)

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Languages List                       Languages with * = learning on my own

Mother Tongue: Italian, Sardinian;
Fluent: English, Spanish;
Less Fluent: French, German, Russian;
Learning: Japanese*, Chinese*, Swedish*, Greek*, Finnish*;
Willing to learn: Welsh, Korean, Dutch, Arabic, Hebrew, Hindi [to be continued]

Me gusta el Español.
J'aime le Français.
Deutsch gefällt mir.
Мне нравится Русский язык.
私は日本語が好きです。
我爱中文。
Jag älskar Svenska.


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revised Resources for learning Mandarin Chinese
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Jun
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awarded  Nice Question
May
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reviewed Reject suggested edit on Why do native speakers often say a character has “no meaning”?
May
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comment Why do native speakers often say a character has “no meaning”?
I'm commenting because you're question refers to Chinese names, but if I got what you mean: not all characters must have "meanings" or refer to some concept exactly like some words do in other languages. Think about grammatical words: and, if, so... They don't mean anything, they acquire meaning by being used, they're also called function words, if I can recall correctly. Same thing with some characters, like 了... Ok you know it's used as a particle, but by itself it doesn't have a real meaning like 猫, for example.
Apr
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revised What's the main difference between 为 and 是?
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Apr
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awarded  Favorite Question
Apr
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reviewed Reject suggested edit on Pronouncing pinyin “c” in Shanxi dialect
Mar
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comment how to say ”(尤为)难得“ in English?
Welcome to Chinese Language and Usage Beta! Usually we prefer longer and more elaborated answers on short answers. If you can improve your answer by adding detail, context, examples, and backing up with references, this would increase your answer's quality. Poor answers risk being down-voted and subsequently removed.
Mar
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revised How to politely ask someone to please be quiet
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Mar
26
comment How can I skip characters I can't read when reading aloud?
I don't get it... :P
Mar
24
comment How would one say “my computer died”?
Nice answer. :)
Mar
24
revised How would one say “my computer died”?
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Mar
22
comment Proper translation of the word “confidence”
Welcome to Chinese Language and Usage Beta! Usually we prefer longer and more elaborated answers on short answers. If you can improve your answer by adding detail, context, examples, and backing up with references, this would increase your answer's quality. Poor answers risk being down-voted and subsequently removed.
Mar
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revised Is it possible to use the verb particle 过 for future events?
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Mar
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revised Is it possible to use the verb particle 过 for future events?
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Mar
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awarded  Good Question
Mar
5
revised Cantonese jyutping Tone 4 question “throat should be vibrating”
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Mar
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on What is the classical Chinese meaning of 或?
Mar
3
comment Resources for learning Mandarin Chinese
@shuangwhywhy I fixed the links and descriptions. Thanks for the help. :)
Mar
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revised Resources for learning Mandarin Chinese
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