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Questions on specific points regarding translating Chinese to/from another language. Do your own research first!
Questions about the grammatical rules governing Chinese structure and composition.
Questions about understanding the meaning of words, phrases, etc. For in-context meaning, use [meaning-in-context].
Questions about what word fits better in a certain context or situation.
802 questions
Questions about the use of expressions, parts of speech, words, verbs, etc.
698 questions
Questions about understanding words or phrases within a given context.
For questions about differences or comparisons between two or more words, lexical nuances, characters, pronunciation, syntax, etc.
646 questions
Question specifically about the Mandarin dialect. (Not for arbitrary questions that happen to involve Mandarin.)
636 questions
Questions about Chinese characters, called Hanzi.
585 questions
For questions about vocabulary, i.e. a set of words, as a whole. NOT for questions about meaning or translations, even when more than one word or phrase is involved.
502 questions
Questions about the origin and history of Chinese words. Use [glyph-origin] for the origin of characters.
468 questions
Questions regarding the correct consonants, vowels, tone, stress, rhythm and intonation of a word in spoken Chinese
392 questions
For questions about a discrete unit of written or spoken text of the smallest size to convey distinct meaning. In English but not Chinese will usually be separated from other words by a space when wri…
384 questions
Questions concerning the types of words and phrases which are grouped and ordered meaningfully to express a statement, question, or another type of sentence
306 questions
The Chinese dialect spoken in and around Guangzhou city (formerly Canton), and central and western Guangdong province.
292 questions
Questions about the identification of Chinese characters, especially characters seen in photos and other visual materials.
273 questions
For questions about simplified Chinese (standardized in printing since the 1950s in mainland China). Not merely for questions which happen to be written in simplified Chinese.
245 questions
Questions regarding regional variants of the Chinese language
218 questions
A phrase is a group of words that form a single unit in the syntax of a sentence.
209 questions
For seeking a Chinese word or phrase that fits a meaning. Please be specific about the intended use of the word, including context.
199 questions
Questions related to idioms, maxims, sayings, and other expressions consisting of a combination of words that has an indirect, figurative meaning.
185 questions
For questions about traditional Chinese (predating reforms in the 1950s in mainland China, and still used in e.g. Hong Kong and Taiwan). Not merely for questions which happen to be written in traditi…
183 questions
Questions about the graphical origin and evolution of characters. Use [etymology] for the origin and history of Chinese words.
182 questions
Classical Chinese (古文, Pinyin: gǔ wén, "ancient text") is the language of the classic literature from the Spring and Autumn period through to the end of the Han Dynasty, a written form of Old Chinese.…
173 questions
Questions about the official transcription writing system that is used to write the reading of chinese characters using the roman alphabet.
172 questions
Questions about more or less fixed expressions.
151 questions
Questions related to Chinese names.
144 questions
Questions related to written Chinese. Note: there are separate tags for 'handwriting' and 'characters'.
141 questions
Questions about the tones used in Chinese.
139 questions
Questions concerning search and sharing of supplementary resources used in the process of language study: books, articles, links to Web sites, audio and video recordings, corpora, etc. Click on "info"…
138 questions
For questions about the process and techniques used to learn Chinese or its topolects.
132 questions
A tag for discussing the nuances of particles. Including 的, 了, 吗, 过, 吧, 着, etc.
119 questions
For questions about Chinese characters and/or language found on seals, stamps, inscriptions, hand signatures, paintings, etc.
118 questions
Questions about the Chinese language which are influenced by culture.
117 questions
Questions about two or more expressions with a similar meaning.
111 questions
Questions about verbs, their characteristics and their specific use.
103 questions
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