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Resources for learning Mandarin Chinese

Social Media Discord 30 Days of Chinese is for sharing your Chinese studies. Reddit r/ChineseLanguage Facebook Business Chinese Learning CCTV中文 Chinese news. Chinese Class 101 CRI Learn Chinese ...
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How to catch up with advanced group?

try "http://www.wannalearn.com/" search "chinese" "http://www.openculture.com/freelanguagelessons" scroll down to "chinese" section "https://resources.allsetlearning.com/chinese/grammar/Main_Page"
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Which Mandarin learning textbooks have the largest amount of practical exercises?

You can find some bookstores near the Elementary Schools (小學). If you see some signs like 國小參考書, go to find 參考書 (references) or 評量題 (examinations) for the first or second grade (一、二年級). 參考書 include ...
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Are there any dictionaries that show the relative frequency of 多音字?

As far as I know, there is one dictionary for this: 《现代汉语频率词典》,1986,北京语言学院出版社. However, this dictionary is a little old and difficult to find. What's more, some of the readings are outdated, because 《...
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Where to look for history and etymology of Chinese characters? For example 工

The Outlier Dictionary of Chinese Characters, when it's finally ready, will be a user-friendly reference about the etymology of Chinese characters, together with mnemonics that can help learning them. ...
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Web Developer Vocabulary

access level - 存取權限 (访问级别) algorithm - 演算法 (算法) array - 陣列(数组) array index - 陣列索引 (数组索引) async - (异步) binary tree - (二叉树) build - (构建) catch (like try/catch) - (捕获) char - 字元 (字符) class - 類別 (类) class ...
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Is there a list / database of Chinese mathematical terms (for complex math)?

It should be called 专业英语 in different area (it's for Chinese to learn English terms, but i think it will also help you) . For example, my bachelor degree is engineer, i used to learn "工程专业英语"...
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Resources for learning Mandarin Chinese

Lists of Resources Awesome Chinese NLP lists Chinese natural language processing resources. Chinese Discord Resource for the 看剧学汉语 Discord: TV shows sources; listening; reading; TV show ...
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Is there a list / database of Chinese mathematical terms (for complex math)?

the national academy for educational research, of taiwan 🇹🇼 maintained files (pdf or excel) of bilingual terms, for mathematics, there’re five: 數學名詞 兩岸對照名詞-數學 數學名詞-兩岸中小學教科書名詞 數學名詞-兩岸數學名詞 高中以下數學名詞 ...
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Are there any datasets or spreadsheets that contain the most popular Chinese characters and their components?

Make me a Hanzi This database dictionary.txt gives the decompositions of characters into components: {"character":"侈","definition":"luxurious, extravagant",&...
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Are there any datasets or spreadsheets that contain the most popular Chinese characters and their components?

I created a Chrome extension that can track how frequent the word/character is used based on the Chinese websites you frequently read or visited If you need to access the database, press F12 and then ...
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Where to look for history and etymology of Chinese characters? For example 工

This online dictionary seems the right tool for you http://www.zdic.net/ It looks up the character's definition in several modern and ancient dictionaries, you can also see how the pronunciation and ...
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Where to look for history and etymology of Chinese characters? For example 工

May I suggest 漢語多功能字庫, maintained by the Chinese University of Hong Kong, which has a Chinese/English interface, shows character in various scripts, components and pronunciations; and explains ...
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Where to look for history and etymology of Chinese characters? For example 工

http://www.chineseetymology.org/CharacterEtymology.aspx?characterInput=%E8%BB%8A&submitButton1=Etymology This website gives origins for many characters, as well as pictures of some earlier forms (...
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Web Developer Vocabulary

"constructor": "构造函数" "framework": "框架" "dependency injection": "依赖注入" "content management system": "内容管理系统" Instead of looking for a word table, you can refer to textbooks that cover programming ...
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How to find earliest usage of a term?

This question could be split into two types of terms: new expressions & old expressions. I would rather split it into the following: Textual usage in the classics & history, and later Pre-...
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Resources for learning Mandarin Chinese

Online Tests How many characters do I know? Clavas Sinica Quick Test at Chinesepedia. 汉语识字量测试 HanziShan hanzi.sjz.io Hanzi Quest Hanzi Test by @ericrjiang. HSK Level (includes HSK 3.0) Jun Da Word ...
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Is there a Chinese WordNet?

For the Simplified Chinese script, there is Chinese Open Wordnet which you can search online. This is part of Open Multilingual Wordnet, which also links to a smaller project called Chinese WordNet ...
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Is there a place to find extremely simple stories?

Possibilities here I sometimes read essays written by Chinese children: RuiWang's 作文. They have all levels for free, starting from 一年级 (grade 1). You can find many English novels translated into ...
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Database of Chinese translations of given names?

the national academy fro educational research (國家教育研究院) of taiwan, maintained the bilingual data, several of these database are name related, and all of them are free to download 😸 學術名詞下載 entries ...
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Is there an Android app that pressing on words translates them?

I found the Pleco app manages to do this task using the (free) option Screen Reader: For example, browsing online in a website: If we press on the button , the app recognizes the characters and ...
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Learning resources for Minjiang dialect (岷江话)?

There are some audio resources you can find online. Four recital audios in 乐山方言 by a native speaker, which maybe useful for audition. A community of 岷江话:there are some resources This is my first ...
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Resources for learning Cantonese

Hey guys (and gals) learning Cantonese! I've recently started a resource on learning Cantonese, and am constantly updating it with more content. Here's a preview of what I have currently: 1. The ...
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Chinese characters picture dictionary / mnemonics?

Chineasy (Not a complete dictionary, per-se, though) Dezeen did a pretty interesting review of it here: Chineasy illustrated characters designed to make learning Chinese easy This system of ...
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Is there a list on the web where I can find Cantonese special characters and their meaning?

You can check out wikipedia's page for Written Cantonese which contains a lot of information like borrowed characters, marked phonetic loans and workarounds but the page I'm guessing you're looking, ...
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Where to find questions from the imperial exam?

about the imperial examinaion (科舉制度), i recommend the book 釧影樓回憶錄 by 包天笑 (page 81-103). it talked about his experience (~1890) to attend the 縣試, 府試 and 院試 (the first three entry level exams) with ...
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Are there online resourses that automatically translates English to classical Chinese?

It looks like Baidu Translate does offer this functionality. Also seems that it is the only widely available service that can translate directly from English to Classical Chinese. Good luck!
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Is there a list of medicinal plants and their translations in Mandarin?

You may try the Chinese Medicinal Material Images Database, which is maintained by the Hong Kong Baptist University. It contains 420+ entries, each with name in traditional Chinese, English and Latin; ...
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Are chinese historical dramas appropriate for learning Mandarin?

You can just learn the pronunciation in historical drama. There are no doubt that the language you learn from historical drama must be out-dated language.Such as “盘缠” means money, but we all use “钱” ...
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Online Classical Chinese dictionary

Not much, I suppose. If you have access to Brill, then the Chinese-English Dictionary Online contains the entries, among others, from Paul W. Kroll's A Student's Dictionary of Classical and Medieval ...
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