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Jan
24
answered The meanings of 不好意思
Jan
24
reviewed Leave Open how to say It's a deal
Jan
24
reviewed Close Common (and good) ways to ask for hand in marriage
Jan
23
reviewed Leave Open The origin of pinyin
Jan
22
revised The origin of pinyin
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Jan
22
reviewed No Action Needed 案: why is a bench also a case?
Jan
22
reviewed No Action Needed The origin of pinyin
Jan
19
comment Origin of 乎 as a bound morpheme in words such as 热乎
Never heard of these "热乎,温乎,確乎,玄乎,忙乎,晕乎". Where do you find those words?
Jan
18
comment How to say X were said to do Y?
告訴 means to tell; 说 means to say. 据说 would be a better word.
Jan
18
awarded  Civic Duty
Jan
16
reviewed Reject suggested edit on Is “我爱辣” (Wǒ ài là) a correct/understandable/idiomatic way of saying I like my food spicy?
Jan
15
reviewed No Action Needed How to translate: 人是铁,饭是钢,一顿不吃烦得慌. What is the logic?
Jan
15
comment Is “可以来 (ke3 yi3 lai2) …” an idomatic way to say “please bring me …”?
"Could/Can(可以) I have...?" is the most accurate translation. English speakers don't normally say "please bring" when making orders. means 让不受约束、干扰地满足[需要]
Jan
14
reviewed Close How to greet “Chinese New Year” to your Girlfriend
Jan
13
reviewed Close How to translate “build server”
Jan
13
comment Measure Word of 中药 and 西药
中药 and 西药 are generally uncountable terms. You don't say one bottle of Western medicine, do you?
Jan
12
comment What are the radical names?
三点水 or 水字旁 both indicates radical names. 三点 helps you visualize the radical. 字旁 means the radical's position is at the side. 字头 means it is at the top.
Jan
11
reviewed Close Website or tools that puts pinyin on top or bottom of the characters automatically
Jan
9
awarded  word-choice
Jan
9
comment Questions on “的话”
The answer by Lars Andren more or less explains what 的话 means in English. "If, say for example, blah blah blah..."