Questions tagged [word-choice]

Questions about what word fits better in a certain context or situation.

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Need Chinese phrase that would mean "dedicated craftsman" for calligraphy piece

I am a ten-year student of Chinese calligraphy and am thinking of creating a calligraphy piece that would mean "dedicated craftsman". I have not been able to find such a phrase in idioms or ...
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What does 五牛更象 mean?

In January 2021, China's Shaanxi Provincial Department of Culture and Tourism and China Cultural Center in Sydney jointly held an exhibition titled "五牛更象—陕西非遗印象展"at the China Cultural Center ...
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Translating the last verse of “Si maritau Rosa” into Chinese

Background I am making a Chinese singable version of a Sicilian song called "Si maritau Rosa" (Rosa has gotten married). I have three questions about how to best render the last verse. Here are the ...
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familiar diminutive

What would be a nickname for a woman with the name Dachun. I'm working on a science fiction novel and one of the characters is Singapore Chinese. When she meets with her older brother he uses a ...