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Do 朋 and 友 differ in meaning?

5 votes
11 answers
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Can I say 爸, or do I have to say 爸爸?

5 votes
5 answers
793 views

Why is New York called 紐約?

5 votes
5 answers
448 views

In which pitches do I pronounce several first tones in a sequence?

5 votes
2 answers
245 views

Which online resources (preferably open source / cc) does contain info on which Chinese verbs is separable?

5 votes
5 answers
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Do I drink (喝) or eat (吃) a soup in Chinese?

5 votes
5 answers
232 views

Can I use 又 to give more than two properties of something?

5 votes
3 answers
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Gender and age neutral word for partner (not married) in Mandarin?

4 votes
4 answers
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How do I write "One can ..." / "You can ..." (general personal pronoun) in Chinese?

4 votes
2 answers
353 views

How are the two versions of 別 / 别 used?

3 votes
1 answer
634 views

Why is Western punctuation used in Chinese writing?

3 votes
2 answers
396 views

What does 甘蝦 mean when used as an answer to 保重? (Taiwan)

3 votes
3 answers
714 views

How do I write "but if" in Chinese?

2 votes
2 answers
326 views

Has 咖啡色 replaced 茶色 in everyday use for "brown", or can I use both?

2 votes
1 answer
217 views

What is the difference between the different words for street: 街,路 etc?

2 votes
1 answer
550 views

How come 星 (star) is used in 星期 (week)?

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1 answer
128 views

What are the different words for "and" that can be used in a list and how do they differ?

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1 answer
2k views

How do I get the enumeration comma (、) in Google input tools?

2 votes
1 answer
194 views

Informal way of saying hello?

2 votes
4 answers
738 views

Can I always write the 艹 (grass radical) with three lines only?

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4 answers
234 views

Which memorization techniques are useful for remembering characters?

1 vote
1 answer
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What is "skate ramp" in Chinese?

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3 answers
156 views

Reference for different looking ways of writing a character?

0 votes
1 answer
537 views

Traditional alternative to 水寫布 (water-writing paper) for calligraphy practice?

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1 answer
316 views

Why can't I write the character 台 in my pinyin input method?

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2 answers
311 views

Is it ok to use 他 as a gender neutral personal pronoun (instead of 她) when the subject is known to be female?

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3 answers
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有一點 can only be used for bad things, but how about 一點?