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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, Movies (Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Tarantino, etc.), Music, 3D Graphics, books and so on.

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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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comment Is this an exception in the use of 的?
@Georgeee Very kind! Thanks! I see... Well, for now I'm a student of Mandarin, but learning some Traditional on the way won't harm... :D
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comment Looking for Pinyin standards
I think it's the same phenomenon I described in the second part of my answer, where some characters lose their tones, and not just for a matter of transcription.
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comment Looking for Pinyin standards
Can you provide some actual examples of such discrepancies you're referring to?
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