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May
12
answered What is the difference between 餐馆 and 饭店? Is 饭店 used for restaurant or hotel?
Apr
16
answered How to (hand) write Chinese character faster
Apr
14
comment How do I know when I am “fluent”?
+1 "Know as much vocabulary as the average five year old native speaker." I guess that's a "useful" definition of "fluency."
Mar
22
awarded  Citizen Patrol
Mar
13
comment Why Cantonese is considered as a dialect of Chinese?
@StumpyJoePete: I meant, where a given character means the same thing in both Mandarin and Cantonese. That's not true in English and Finnish, where words are "spelled" differently, even if they use the same alphabet.
Mar
12
revised What is that use of 得?
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Mar
12
answered What is that use of 得?
Mar
12
answered Why Cantonese is considered as a dialect of Chinese?
Mar
12
accepted Why do the names of some Chinese companies consist of “repeated” words?
Mar
12
comment Why do the names of some Chinese companies consist of “repeated” words?
@CongXu: If you turned your comment into an answer, I'd upvote it because it's help. Don't worry that it is "short;" so was my question.
Mar
11
comment Why do the names of some Chinese companies consist of “repeated” words?
Great answer. an early upvote for you. Maybe an acceptance later (I like to wait a day or two to give others a chance).
Mar
11
asked Why do the names of some Chinese companies consist of “repeated” words?
Feb
14
comment How to use 凭 as a preposition
Welcome to the site. An upvote to get you started.
Feb
7
revised Can 下次 mean “again”?
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Feb
5
answered What does the expression “孤男寡女” mean?
Feb
3
answered 做 as the verb “to be”
Feb
3
answered What is the meaning of 相声?
Feb
3
answered Another meaning of 同志
Feb
3
answered 太: Meaning in 灰太狼
Feb
3
revised Techniques for learning and retaining characters
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