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For questions about abbreviations and acronyms
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 about adjectives (形容词 - xíngróngcí), i.e. a part of speech that can modify a noun.
Questions about adverbs (副词 - fùcí), i.e. a part of speech that can modify verbs, adjectives, clauses, sentences and other adverbs, but not nouns.
Questions about the words or phrases that may have non-unique meaning, spelling, or pronunciation, usually depending on a context
Questions about two or more expressions with opposite meaning.
Questions about books (whether printed or digital), including books that can be used as learning resources.
For questions relating to the Chinese calendar and holidays, including date formats.
a type of visual art related to writing
The Chinese language spoken in and around Guangzhou city (formerly Canton), Hong Kong, and central and western Guangdong province.
Questions about phonetic, semantic, or other components of characters.
Questions about the identification of Chinese characters, especially characters seen in photos and other visual materials.
Questions about Chinese characters, called Hanzi.
Chengyu (simplified Chinese: 成语; traditional Chinese: 成語, pinyin: chéngyǔ, lit. "set phrases") are a type of traditional Chinese idiomatic expressions, most of which consist of four characters. Chengy…
Questions related to the Chinese New Year, greetings and idioms used during this holiday. Use other tags as appropriate if your question isn't focused on language, e.g. [culture].
Classical Chinese (古文, Pinyin: gǔ wén, "ancient text") is the language of the classic literature from the Spring and Autumn period through to the end of the Han Dynasty, a written form of Old Chinese.…
Questions about colors and names of colors. Make sure to include [mandarin] or other topolects tags as appropriate.
Questions about comparing things in Chinese (e.g. 我比你高). Instead use [difference] to compare the meaning of words, etc.
For all questions about complements, otherwise not covered by more specific tags
Questions about the Chinese language which are influenced by culture.
For questions about character or word databases. Use [terminology] for questions about database theory or computer science.
Questions related to using sources that contain definitions, information or translations of words.