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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 …
For questions related to Chinese linguistics (the study of language), or terms and terminology used in linguistics.
Hakka is one of the main Sinitic languages. It is spoken natively by the Hakka people in southern China, Taiwan and throughout the diaspora areas of East Asia, Southeast Asia and around the world.
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…
儿化音 is a phonological process that adds the "ér" (儿) sound (transcribed in IPA as [ɻ]) to syllables in spoken Mandarin Chinese
For all questions about complements, otherwise not covered by more specific tags
Questions about formal Chinese, as we might use e.g. in official documents, or when communicating with an employer.
for yes-or-no questions, i.e. that could be answered by "yes" or "no".
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 related to (lexical, grammatical, stylistic, ...) errors in the usage of a Chinese language.
Taiwanese is the people who live in Taiwan, and is also their language. Taiwanese use traditional Chinese to write and record.
For questions about words of expressions that are specific to a certain gender (masculine, feminine, neuter, etc.) of their subject.
Separable verbs (or: verb-object compounds) are verbs that can be separated, such as 睡觉 within 睡一个好觉.
For questions about the result complement 结果补语
Orthography regulates how to correctly write Chinese characters. For example, Chinese characters mandate precise number, order and type of strokes. Use this tag for questions about how to write Chines…
For questions about usage of profanities and offensive language.
For questions about sequences or lists of words (nouns, adjectives, etc.), usually separated by comma or other punctuation marks
For questions about words and expressions that involve kinship or familial relationships
For questions about humor in Chinese language and culture.
For questions about abbreviations and acronyms
For questions relating to the Chinese calendar and holidays, including date formats.
Questions about two or more expressions with opposite meaning.