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For questions about technical or specialized words in fields like IT, politics, sports, etc.
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Questions about two or more expressions with a similar meaning.
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Chengyu (simplified Chinese: 成语; traditional Chinese: 成語, pinyin: chéngyǔ, lit. "set phrases") are a type of traditional Chinese idiomatic expressions, most of which consist of four characters. Chengy…
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For questions about measure words and classifiers (量詞 or 量词), e.g., 個/个, 雙/双, 張/张
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Questions regarding the rules for the formation of sentences.
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Questions related to using sources that contain definitions, information or translations of words.
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Questions about radicals of Chinese characters. Radicals are dictionary headers. For questions about character components, use the tag [character-components] instead.
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For questions about spoken Chinese (aka "oral Chinese" or "verbal Chinese"); consider also the [pronunciation] tag.
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a type of visual art related to writing
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Questions related to slang, i.e. a type of language that consists of words and phrases that are regarded as very informal.
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Questions about the order of words in a sentence. Word order is a subset of syntax, which is a branch of grammar.
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Questions concerning the meaning, context, style, or composition of poetry, classical or modern.
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Questions about the differences between the Traditional and the Simplified form.
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Questions about adjectives (形容词 - xíngróngcí), i.e. a part of speech that can modify a noun.
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Questions related to the varieties of Chinese spoken in Taiwan.
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Questions about adverbs (副词 - fùcí), i.e. a part of speech that can modify verbs, adjectives, clauses, sentences and other adverbs, but not nouns.
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For questions about names of food or other edibles in Chinese
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For questions about Chinese input methods, Pinyin, Bopomofo, Cangjie, etc., or just drawing characters by hand.
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Phonology is a branch of linguistics concerned with the systematic organization of sounds in languages. It has traditionally focused largely on study of the systems of phonemes in particular languages…
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Questions about Chinese numbers and counting.
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Questions about writing Chinese characters by hand.
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For questions about representing the letters or glyphs of one script in those of another. The emphasis is on avoiding ambiguity rather than matching sounds for which there are tags [pronunciation] and…
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Questions that concern the reading and comprehension of a written text
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Literary Chinese (文言文 wényán wén, "text of written language"), a traditional style of written Chinese modelled on the classical language, making it different from any modern spoken form of Chinese.
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Requests for a review of the user's Chinese writing.
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Questions about phonetic, semantic, or other components of characters.
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Questions related to software for reading, writing or processing (written or spoken) Chinese.
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For questions about finding an alternative to a given sentence. If you are looking for an alternative to a single word, please use the tag [synonyms].
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Questions about comparing things in Chinese (e.g. 我比你高). Instead use [difference] to compare the meaning of words, etc.
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For questions about polite expressions, etiquette, formalities, social norms, etc.
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Questions about names of places (toponyms), transliterations of foreign names into Chinese and vice versa, origins and variants. Use [names] for questions about person's names or other proper nouns.
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Questions about the words or phrases that may have non-unique meaning, spelling, or pronunciation, usually depending on a context
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HSK or 汉语水平考试 (Hànyǔ Shuǐpíng Kǎoshì) is a standardised Chinese proficiency test for non-native speakers of Chinese. The test is administered by the Chinese National Office for Teaching Chinese as a F…
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Questions about books (whether printed or digital), including books that can be used as learning resources.
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