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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

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