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What is the meaning of 製年德宣明大,,please tell me?

You should be reading right to left here and it becomes 大明宣德年製 which means "made in the year of 大明宣德" The “宣德” XuanDe period during the “明” Ming dynasty was between 1426—1435
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Specialized dictionary for Chinese maths terms

https://lsa.umich.edu/math/undergraduates/course-resources/chinese-english-math-glossary.html I could find this terminology glossary for higher mathematics. It only includes Calculus I-III (of which ...
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Why do authoritative Chinese dictionaries tend to include less slangs than their English counterparts?

The '萌' is actually a borrowed word from Japanese,in Japanese, '萌え(moe)' means cute, so using '萌' to represent cute isn't an official meaning
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Specialized dictionary for Chinese maths terms

Wikipedia - Search and switch to Chinese. Math Fandom Wiki. Similar to Wikipedia. Lots of languages included. Baidu Wiki 百度百科 Search in English, and see if you get a math entry. If you get an English ...
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Specialized dictionary for Chinese maths terms

樂詞網 from National Academy for Educational Research of Taiwan is a good source for looking up Chinese terms. https://terms.naer.edu.tw/ It comprises terms from numerous fields including mathematics. ...
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Do only about 3000 Chinese characters occur in more than one word in the dictionary 现代汉语词典?

Based on 《现代汉语词典》第7版 on GitHub, I found 4576 characters used in more than one word. Note that this source file is probably different from 《现代汉语词典》第7版 and definitely different from the one in their ...
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Do only about 3000 Chinese characters occur in more than one word in the dictionary 现代汉语词典?

After looking around, it seems that newest edition of 现代汉语词典 has around 13000 single character entries and a total of around 70000 entries. The 1981 paper is likely referring to the first edition ...
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Why do authoritative Chinese dictionaries tend to include less slangs than their English counterparts?

I think most dictionaries absolutely do contain slang. However its important to keep in mind that bilingual dictionaries still have a target audience of one or the other language. A dictionary with a ...
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Why do authoritative Chinese dictionaries tend to include less slangs than their English counterparts?

Your particular example of 萌 is included in the latest version of 现代汉语词典, but this example is not representative of modern slangs. For cultural reasons most dictionaries lean toward prescriptivism ...
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