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Oct
10
comment Refreshing and bubbly
Very comprehensive answer.I would add 清新 for pure and fresh.
Oct
10
comment Why is 汉子 measured in 条?
@deutschZuid, how did she use it? What is the noun she use?
Oct
10
reviewed Leave Closed How to come from 二百五 to 二百九?
Oct
10
comment what's the difference between 羡慕 and 妒忌?
This answer is perfectly correct, just too short for an answer. @Stan, what do you mean by 妒忌 having a derogatory sense?
Oct
10
comment what's the difference between 羡慕 and 妒忌?
Can you define what is a bad kind of envy and a good kind of jealousy?
Oct
8
comment Why is 汉子 measured in 条?
I don't think measure words convey respect or disrespect. 个 and 只 can also be used on 走狗 and 豺狼. See also this question. 条 is used as a measure word for anything elongated in shape. I guess that includes humans as well :)
Oct
7
comment Resource for quality translations of famous American English speech/writing into Chinese?
I wouldn't want that. Soundbites in one native language would sound awful in another.
Oct
7
reviewed No Action Needed Resource for quality translations of famous American English speech/writing into Chinese?
Oct
7
comment When native Chinese refer to China, what's the difference between 大陆, 中国 and 中国大陆?
Wikipedia has a nice article on this.
Oct
5
comment How much faster is it to write Simplified over Traditional?
@Stan, if you want to rely on a certain analysis, it is always better to present the full picture if presenting half of it can lead to misleading conclusion. If we go by what Baidu says, then the gap is even wider at 10.3 strokes for simplified compared to 16 strokes for traditional. A range between 30%(the paper) to 55%(Baidu) looks quite reasonable to me based on Congliu's test below.
Oct
5
comment Could somebody help fill in these blanks
This question appears to be off-topic because it appears to be a homework question that is too localized and is unlikely to be useful for future visitors.
Oct
5
comment How much faster is it to write Simplified over Traditional?
@Stan, you omitted to mention that the additional 2.19 strokes is equivalent to 30% more strokes in that test, which is statistically significant no matter how you look at it.
Oct
4
answered Why isn't 四 four lines? (the origin of 一 二 三 四 五 六 七 八 九)
Oct
3
comment Meaning of 白 in words for “nonsense”?
Could it be short for 白痴?
Oct
3
comment Different Ways to Say “Hometown”
乡 is village. 家乡 refers to the village that you grew up in and which you may still be staying occasionally. In present times, 乡 is also known as a township. 老家 doesn't usually have such connotation; it just refers to the house you grew up in, and which you no longer stay now. 故乡 and 祖籍 are very formal words. 故 refers to the past. Use 故乡 only when you have uprooted yourself permanently from this place to another.
Oct
2
comment Could somebody help fill in these blanks
Try , , . Is this your homework?
Oct
2
comment Reasons for Chinese changing from monosyllabic to disyllabic?
Classical Chinese is difficult to understand. Less syllabus usually implies more guesswork and higher chance of misinterpretation.
Oct
2
comment Different Ways to Say “Hometown”
Can you include some examples on how 家乡 and 老家 are used?
Oct
2
comment Is there a Chinese equivelant of the word stress
How is feeling stressed different from feeling pressured?
Sep
28
comment What does 企業 mean: property of the person or business company?
Use 企业精神 if you want to describe a person having an enterprising character.