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When 少 is used in someone's name, is it always pronounced shào?
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Because shào and shǎo has different meaning. shǎo means few/little, and shào means young. When used in names, it is usually intended to address a young person respectfully. As a given name or as a ...

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How to say "make money"?
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does the word "纸钱“ effectively express the idea of paper money, like bills, or does it just sound strange? Yes it is strange in this case. (Chinese explanation for now, will edit soon.) 纸钱有冥币的意思, ...

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Help translating two lines of Zhang Shaolin's "Hakka homesickness" (客家乡情) + some weird pronunciations in that song
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Hakka speaker from mainland China here. there is karaoke lyrics on the video, L2 is 追根由石壁求证 which is correct. Not exactly sure how to translate 求证 here. Maybe: ancestry seeking is proven by the ...

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