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Is it considered as anadiplosis (顶真) when the same character repeats but means differently?

9 votes
3 answers
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What does "小" mean in "小炒牛肉"?

7 votes
2 answers
1k views

Does 兩點九 mean 2:09 or 2:45?

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6 answers
1k views

Why in Chinese Bible (和合本), "you" was translated as "你" instead of "您"?

7 votes
5 answers
1k views

When do we use "廿", "卅" and "卌"?

5 votes
1 answer
159 views

Can “相” ever be translated as “elephant”?

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1 answer
192 views

Why in the multiplication table, different characters such as 如,得,歸,中 are used?

5 votes
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3k views

What is the fastest method to type Chinese using a computer?

4 votes
1 answer
958 views

Why the pinyin of 鱼 is yú instead of ǘ?

4 votes
2 answers
740 views

Why people more frequently say "三四个", less frequently say "三五个" or "四五个" or "五六个", and even more less frequently say "四六个"?

4 votes
2 answers
910 views

Why are many Chinese characters almost symmetrical but not exactly symmetrical?

4 votes
1 answer
653 views

For the character"冒",is the top part "日" or "曰"?

4 votes
4 answers
722 views

Is the female name 桂英 outdated? Why?

4 votes
6 answers
769 views

Why native speakers always say "一块钱" and write "一元钱 "instead of "壹圆钱"?

4 votes
1 answer
1k views

Are 中国 and 中华 synonyms?

4 votes
2 answers
210 views

In “我给他打败了”, who defeated whom?

4 votes
2 answers
721 views

Is Classical Chinese the shortest language?

4 votes
1 answer
901 views

How to understand "乒乓大方卜"?

3 votes
1 answer
5k views

How to type Chinese vertically from the right to the left? [duplicate]

3 votes
2 answers
221 views

Why 中華民國 = Republic of China?

3 votes
2 answers
444 views

"学大汉,武立国"? Is it not "国立武汉大学"?

3 votes
4 answers
451 views

Does the word 肉 always mean pork (unless preceded by another word which means a different animal) in Chinese menus?

3 votes
2 answers
369 views

If 蓝天 means "blue sky", does 青天 mean "cyan sky"?

3 votes
6 answers
413 views

Why do so many people pronounce "馄饨" as hún dùn?

3 votes
3 answers
175 views

Is "保守" considered derogatory in Chinese?

3 votes
3 answers
292 views

Is "繁体字" a “贬义词”?

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1 answer
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Are there online resourses that automatically translates English to classical Chinese? [closed]

3 votes
2 answers
546 views

Is “卧草” a proper Chinese word?

2 votes
3 answers
1k views

Is it polite to answer a question asked by a senior by starting with "回...的話"?

2 votes
1 answer
136 views

How to rhyme (押韻) when translating poetry?