A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.
For questions about technical or specialized words in fields like IT, politics, sports, etc.
Questions about two or more expressions with a similar meaning.
For questions about measure words and classifiers (量詞 or 量词), e.g., 個/个, 雙/双, 張/张
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…
Questions regarding the rules for the formation of sentences.
Questions related to using sources that contain definitions, information or translations of words.
Questions about radicals of Chinese characters. Radicals are dictionary headers. For questions about character components, use the tag [character-components] instead.
For questions about spoken Chinese (aka "oral Chinese" or "verbal Chinese"); consider also the [pronunciation] tag.
Questions related to slang, i.e. a type of language that consists of words and phrases that are regarded as very informal.
Questions about the order of words in a sentence. Word order is a subset of syntax, which is a branch of grammar.
a type of visual art related to writing
Questions about the differences between the Traditional and the Simplified form.
Questions concerning the meaning, context, style, or composition of poetry, classical or modern.
Questions about adjectives (形容词 - xíngróngcí), i.e. a part of speech that can modify a noun.
Questions related to the varieties of Chinese spoken in Taiwan.
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.
For questions about names of food or other edibles in Chinese
Questions about Chinese numbers and counting.
Questions about writing Chinese characters by hand.
For questions about Chinese input methods, Pinyin, Bopomofo, Cangjie, etc., or just drawing characters by hand.
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…
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…
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.
Requests for a review of the user's Chinese writing.
Questions related to software for reading, writing or processing (written or spoken) Chinese.
Questions about comparing things in Chinese (e.g. 我比你高). Instead use [difference] to compare the meaning of words, etc.
Questions about phonetic, semantic, or other components of characters.
Questions that concern the reading and comprehension of a written text
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].
For questions about polite expressions, etiquette, formalities, social norms, etc.
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.
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…
Questions about the words or phrases that may have non-unique meaning, spelling, or pronunciation, usually depending on a context
For questions about Chinese prepositions, some times also called coverbs, e.g. 在，往，对, etc.