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How do you translate "misalignment spacers"?
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"High misalignment aluminum spacer" is named 高偏差铝垫片. So, "misalignment spacer" is 偏差垫片.

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What is this proverb?
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(熬夜)晚起毀上午,早起(學習)傻一天 熬夜晚起毀上午 晚起毀上午 Getting up too late will lose a morning. 早起學習傻一天 早起傻一天 Getting up too early will have no spirit all day long.

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Book and material to prepare for TOCFL "Test of Chinese as a Foreign Language"
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看圖學中文語法系列(2冊) 華語文能力測驗模擬試題2:入門基礎(Band A) 華語文能力測驗模擬試題3:入門基礎(Band A) Good luck!

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Cangjie reference
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至少有兩種資源:網站和對照表 五個網站資源 (1) 漢文庫典 漢文庫典的資料庫及字詞、成語等典籍,係以【朱邦復工作室】所發展的倉頡系統製作、轉換。 朱邦復是倉頡輸入法的發明人。這像是官方最新的版本。 (2) 馬來西亞 倉頡之友 以第五代倉頡碼為主,有時會有第三代的編碼。 (3) 維基詞典 這似乎是第三代的編碼。有時會有第五代的編碼。 (4) 汉典 (5) 国学大师 ...

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Anaphrodisiac in Chinese?
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anaphrodisiac [ænˏæfrә`dIzIæk; ænˏæfrәˋdiziæk] <<形容詞>>adjective 抑制性慾(欲)的; 鎮慾(欲)的 <<名詞>>noun 鎮慾(欲)藥; 制慾(欲)劑

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How can I search for a Chinese character when I see it on a picture?
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The word in the picture is a combination of two words, 脑 and 残, as shown in the image. Somebody made it up. 脑残 is a new phrase in the modern world, so I don't think you can find any method to input ...

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About an extra sentence in a Min song in a CD
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The meaning of the last sentence is: 如果沒有線,要如何補被單? How do I mend the sheets if there is no thread? If we put it in Min Nan, the sentence is 若無線,怎樣補被單. In this case, we can use 添 instead of 補 in 閩南語....

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Two questions on a sentence in a Min song
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The official MV of 流浪到淡水. Published: 1997 扞著 ná-tio̍h 提著 thê-tio̍h Both mean "to bring". 扞著 = 拿著 影片中的兩位盲人(金門王 和 李炳輝)是本歌的原唱者。 The two blind people in the MV (Jīnmén Wáng and Lǐ Bǐnghuī) are the ...

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"躋春臺" PDF version?
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A djvu version can be downloaded from the 國學大師 site.

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The New York Times - English-Chinese side-by-side bug? No 繁體 traditional characters in parallel mode?
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An easy way to work around: install the extension, 新同文堂 (New Tong Wen Tang), for your browser. After clicking on "中英对照" on the web page, you then click the "繁" button in the 新同文堂 toolbar. That's it. ...

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Why is 点 in 光学硕士点?
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点 means a unit here. This 点 is the same as the one in 地点 or 景点. In this case, it is a place that they can confer Master's degrees. Usually, it is a department of a university, which is also an ...

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Spoken unsubtitled Min in a (now deleted) Youtube video: characters?
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The full lyrics can be found on the Web. (But, there are a few minor errors.) A video with all subtitles can be found on the YouTube site. (There are a few minor errors too.) The lyrics are the words ...

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Help translating 块子 and 还看到了小时候才看到“块子”
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块子 There are two possibilities, 炒面块子 and 大酱块子. 炒面块子 用炒过的糠粃,加在煮熟的红薯里捣烂和匀,压成块状晒干制成的食品。常为北方穷人家过冬的粮食。 The bran/chaff (糠 kāng) and unripe grains (粃=秕 bǐ) are stir-fried. The red sweet potatoes are ...

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What are five most useful or common Chengyu phrases in the workplace?
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a newbie 菜鳥應該自認 才疏學淺 孤陋寡聞 有如 井底之蛙 所知有限 對公司的文化習慣更是 一無所知 一竅不通 縱然是 三頭六臂 神通廣大 學富五車 才高八斗 也不可 恃才傲物 妄自尊大 目中無人 不可一世 更不可 自命不凡 自以為是 夜郎自大 剛愎自用 應當 虛懷若谷 謙卑自牧 移樽就教 不恥下問 同事 循循善誘 諄諄教誨 善意提醒 好心指點 自當 ...

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Can anybody tell me who this artist is?
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Obviously, it is 陳學信. Chén xué-xìn 二千零三年秋寫園中一景 学信并記 二千零三年: 2003 A.D. 秋: autumn; fall 寫(写): to draw; to sketch; to paint 園中一景: a scene in the Summer Palace (頤和園) 学(學)信: (署名) the signature of the ...

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What does "liam" mean in this song's lyrics?
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From the video: 想起走過的路 阮的腳步 雖然經過風雨 不怕寂寞 因為放在心中 是你的笑容 陪阮面對困難和艱苦 交給時間替阮來安排 唱出深深的愛 感謝你 惦在這舞台 不管起起落落 你的情 阮攏知 有時陣難免心頭酸 受著命運來阻礙 但是阮瞭解 是溫暖的期待 感謝你 惦在這舞台 對阮真心疼痛 ...

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Is this Chinese and what is the meaning: 阿ㄘㄟˊ
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It is Amis/Pangcah (阿美族語), the language of one of the Taiwanese aborigines (台灣原住民). 阿ㄘㄟˊ ( ā céi ) means "ridiculous; crazy; unreasonable; nonsense; goofy; outrageous; nuts". 阿ㄘㄟˊ: You are nuts! ...

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How to use correctly 只要?
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Yes, it is acceptable. For example, 只要有人在说话,就不要插嘴。 As long as someone is talking, do not intervene. 只要下雨,我们就不去了。 As long as it rains, we will not go. 只要客户不满意,我们就不会停止服务。 If customers are not ...

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Transliteration of Sanskrit
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The term, 婆羅門, has been used in China for at least 1500 years. OLDict lists a few dictionaries. All of them transliterate "Brahman" as "婆羅門". resources: Digital Dictionary of Buddhism 漢藏梵英佛學術語 (...

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The question is regarding 成语-挟怨报复
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“挾怨報復”:心懷怨恨而報仇(bear resentment against somebody and retaliate)。 這的確是很常用的詞語,但大部分詞典只有相同意思的“挾嫌報復”。 This is indeed a very common word. But most of the dictionaries list only "挾嫌報復" which has the same ...

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Why can't 去 or 回来 be used with 在 or 正在 to become progressive
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The answer is "habit". Because we don't write or talk in that way. For example, both 肥 and 胖 mean "fat". We call a fat person as 胖子. 肥子 is not usual because we don't have the habit. He is going to ...

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What does 論 mean in 時情天意枉論量?
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論量/论量 ㄌㄨㄣˋ ㄌㄧㄤˊ/ lùn liáng 依《漢語大詞典》,有二義: 評論、計較。  唐吳兢《貞觀政要‧論任賢》:“至於論量人物,直道而言。”  金元好問《論詩》詩之三十:“撼樹蚍蜉自覺狂,書生技癢愛論量。” 猶思量。  元袁桷《睡覺東西書燈猶明喜勉元達兼示瑾子》詩:“師友淵源端有緒,老夫推枕起論量。” 此處“枉論量”是指“沒什麼好談論計較的”。枉, 白費 (useless);...

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The question is about 问讯
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依香光莊嚴解釋: 在漢語的構詞上,問訊是由「問」與「訊」二個同義詞所組成的詞彙。 「問」是動詞,意思是「恤問」。 「訊」是動詞,意思是「詢問」。 如果「訊」作名詞,在非佛教場合也還是可以用的。如:打聽消息。 現在的"問訊"也還是有用講的,但通常只在人少的時候。當很多人同時向佛或法師表達恭敬時,沒辦法大家都講,所以就只有身體的動作。 問訊 is composed of two synonyms,...

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Could you please tell me what these characters are?
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柏林 Berlin (the capital of Germany) 快速提升中文程度的方法: 1. 初級者多看中文文章。 2. 中級者多寫中文文章。 3. 高級者多用中文思考。 所以,除了初學者可能有困難外,建議大家多用中文問答。

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「虚有其表」这个成语可以用來形容好看,但内容全错的报告吗?
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有其表 可以描述 寫得很好看,很漂亮 。 虛 和 內容都錯 有一點點差距,但是基本上還是可以用。因為 內容都錯 要用 錯 來形容,但是 錯有其表 並不是常用的成語。所以,退而求其次,用 虛 也無不可。 空有其表 倒還聽過。 其他類似的詞還有下面這些,但不一定是成語,也有些許差距,提供參考。 空大老脬(ㄎㄨㄥ ㄉㄚˋ ㄌㄠˇ ㄆㄠ/kōng dà lǎo pāo):表面雖強大,而實則虛浮萎弱。 ...

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Looking for Hakka old song about Tofu Seller
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客家阿伯酿豆腐 歌詞 快速提升中文程度的方法: 1. 初級者多看中文文章。 2. 中級者多寫中文文章。 3. 高級者多用中文思考。 所以,除了初學者可能有困難外,建議大家多用中文問答。

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What is this called?"橱"or“抽屉”?
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收納櫃/置物櫃/抽屜櫃 the following items link to a commercial site: 收納櫃 參考圖片 1 收納櫃 參考圖片 2 收納櫃 參考圖片 3 收納櫃 參考圖片 4 收納櫃 參考圖片 5 收納櫃 參考圖片 6 收納櫃 參考圖片 7

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How to catch up with advanced group?
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try "http://www.wannalearn.com/" search "chinese" "http://www.openculture.com/freelanguagelessons" scroll down to "chinese" section "https://resources.allsetlearning.com/chinese/grammar/Main_Page"

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袖手旁观 generalizations
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