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I lived in China for a couple years. My Chinese isn't too bad, but I'm always trying to get better. Special interests in:

  • Etymology
  • Historical phonology
  • Winning arguments in other languages

Mar
4
reviewed Reject Is there more than one way to pronounce “knee” in Chinese?
Feb
10
reviewed Approve Is there any difference between 汤 and 羹?
Feb
10
reviewed Approve What is 猫舅 in the following sentence?
Feb
10
reviewed Approve What is the equivalent of the English word 'Fail' in Mandarin?
Feb
6
reviewed Approve Why is “steak” 肉排?
Feb
6
reviewed Approve Etymology of 对象
Feb
6
reviewed Approve Regional pronunciations of standard Mandarin
Feb
6
reviewed Approve Regional pronunciations of standard Mandarin
Feb
3
reviewed Approve 麻油Q米血 on a menu in Taipei
Jan
25
reviewed Approve Typing Chinese radicals?
Dec
23
reviewed Approve Two terms for “According to” - What are the differences between 根据 and 按照?
Nov
18
reviewed Approve Weird usage of 不
Nov
18
reviewed Approve What does 大秀香肩美背mean?
Nov
8
reviewed Approve How to distinguish the difference between the pronunciation of different erhuayin?
Oct
27
reviewed Approve Usage of word 到 in 我很高兴见到你
Oct
17
reviewed Approve Teaching Pinyin and Characters together vs Teaching Pinyin then Characters
Oct
14
reviewed Edit Special meanings applied to numbers 0 - 10
Sep
22
reviewed Approve 有一天: past as well as future?
Sep
22
reviewed Approve What is the Chinese word for “home office”?
Sep
5
reviewed Approve Why are 成语 (idioms) four characters long? Are there 成语 with more or less than four characters?