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Questions on specific points regarding translating Chinese to/from another language. Do your own research first!
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…
Questions that concern the use of expressions, parts of speech, words, verbs, etc.
A verb-object compound (also called "separable verb") can be separated. Example: 游泳： 他游兩個鐘頭的永。
It's the set of words used by a language, but also all of the words within a language known by a single person.
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…
Questions about what word fits better in a certain context or situation.
for questions seeking a Chinese word or phrase that fits a meaning. Please be specific about the intended use of the word, including context.
Questions related to written Chinese. Note: there are separate tags for 'handwriting' and 'characters'.
Requests for a review of the user's Chinese writing.
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…
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.
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…