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Progressive Jew with an interest in Chinese


Sep
5
revised Should the temporal indicators be in a certain order?
fixed the chinese. be careful with homphones.
Sep
5
comment Should the temporal indicators be in a certain order?
午饭 is not a temporal indicator, it's an object of the verb 吃.
Sep
5
suggested approved edit on Should the temporal indicators be in a certain order?
Aug
31
answered In this sentence, what is the purpose of 的?
Aug
31
comment pronunciation of 人 - regional or gender differences?
This. Also, southern accents, which err away from retroflexing, are (at least in Beijing) considered more effeminate.
Aug
4
awarded  Teacher
Jul
17
comment Meaning of 一人付一半 in this sentence
is there a difference between 一人 and 个人 in this context? Are they interchangeable? (Ignoring the 我们俩 part which would make 个人 confusing).
Jun
20
answered What is a good technique for remembering tones?
Jun
7
awarded  Scholar
Jun
7
accepted Connotation of 吗 questions vs. affirmative/negative questions
Jun
6
awarded  Supporter
Jun
6
awarded  Student
Jun
6
awarded  Autobiographer
Jun
6
comment 六一 and short date format
another example (and one we use in American English, too) is 九一一 == 9/11 == Sept 11
Jun
6
answered What is a good English translation for “老乡”?
Jun
6
asked Connotation of 吗 questions vs. affirmative/negative questions
Jun
5
comment Pinyin tones pronunciation cheat sheet
You also need āng, ān, āi, uāi, etc. And aspiration (or not) of the consonant can change the way the vowel sounds.