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For questions related to Chinese linguistics (the study of language), or terms and terminology used in linguistics.
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.
The Chinese literature
Questions about the words used in a song
Question specifically about the Mandarin dialect. (Not for arbitrary questions that happen to involve Mandarin.)
Questions about understanding the meaning of words, phrases, etc. For in-context meaning, use [meaning-in-context].
Questions about understanding words or phrases within a given context.
For questions about measure words and classifiers (量詞 or 量词), e.g., 個/个, 雙/双, 張/张
Middle Chinese (simplified Chinese: 中古汉语; traditional Chinese: 中古漢語; pinyin: zhōnggǔ Hànyǔ), formerly known as Ancient Chinese, is the historical Chinese dialect recorded in the Qieyun, a rime diction…
Questions related to (lexical, grammatical, stylistic, ...) errors in the usage of a Chinese language.
Questions related to Chinese names.
For questions about generic, uncategorized, unofficial or unspecified notation marks
Questions about Chinese numbers and counting.
A tag for discussing the nuances of particles. Including 的, 了, 吗, 过, 吧, 个, 着, etc.
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…
a group of words that form a single unit in the syntax of a sentence.
Questions about the official transcription writing system that is used to write the reading of chinese characters using the roman alphabet.
For questions about polite expressions, etiquette, formalities, social norms, etc.