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Questions related specifically to academic study of the Chinese language, or specific vocabulary or style to use when writing Chinese in an academic style
Questions at the intermediate level for students of Chinese language
Zhuyin fuhao (Chinese: 注音符號), often abbreviated as zhuyin and colloquially called bopomofo, is a phonetic system for transcribing Chinese, especially Mandarin. It was introduced in the 1910s. Consist…
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 concerned internet slang (互联网用语/網絡語言).
Questions about phonetic, semantic, or other components of characters.
for yes or no questions, questions that could be only answers with yes or no. The answers will also contain details of why the answer is yes or no.
Questions at the advanced level of Chinese language, discussing finer points of language comprehension.
A complement that describes the direction of a verb. [Verb + 来/去], [到 + place + 来/去] [Subject + verb + direction complement + object], [Subject + 把 + object + verb + direction complement] among other …
a phonological process that adds the "ér" (儿) sound (transcribed in IPA as [ɻ]) to syllables in spoken Mandarin Chinese
Shanghainese (Native name: 上海閒話/上海言话), or the Shanghai dialect/Hu dialect (simplified Chinese: 上海话/沪语; traditional Chinese: 上海話/滬語), is a dialect of Wu Chinese spoken in the city of Shanghai and the s…
Questions related to (lexical, grammatical, stylistic, ...) errors in the usage of a Chinese language.