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.

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Questions on specific points regarding translating Chinese to/from another language. Do your own research first!
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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 use of expressions, parts of speech, words, verbs, etc.
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A verb-object compound (also called "separable verb") can be separated. Example: 游泳: 他游兩個鐘頭的永。
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Questions about verbs, their characteristics and their specific use.
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It's the set of words used by a language, but also all of the words within a language known by a single person.
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For questions about a discrete unit of written or spoken text of the smallest size to convey distinct meaning. In English but not Chinese will usually be separated from other words by a space when wri…
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Questions about what word fits better in a certain context or situation.
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for questions seeking a Chinese word or phrase that fits a meaning. Please be specific about the intended use of the word, including context.
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Questions related to written Chinese. Note: there are separate tags for 'handwriting' and 'characters'.
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Requests for a review of the user's Chinese writing.
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four systems created at Yale University for romanizing the four East Asian languages of Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, and Japanese. The Yale romanization for Mandarin was cre…
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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.
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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…