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Is there any connection between the choice of characters for 九 and 丸?

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10 answers
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Does 「你的中文是在哪里学的?」mean "How did you study Chinese?" or "Where did you study Chinese?"

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Why is 刻 used to mean ''a quarter of an hour''?

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Is the ''a'' in ''ta'' pronounced as the ''a'' in ''tan'' or the ''a'' in ''tang''?

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Is Putonghua Mandarin Chinese or is it standard Mandarin Chinese?

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2 answers
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Characters with only horizontal 横 strokes

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7 answers
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Can I use 我的上一辈子 when talking about an earlier part of my life which I almost don't recognize as mine anymore?

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3 answers
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Which one has the correct "lian", 炼功夫 or 练功夫?

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3 answers
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Explain the concepts 沙雕 and 沙雕图

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5 answers
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What does 呢 do in 他在睡觉呢?

4 votes
1 answer
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Glyph origins of the character 岁/歲?

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2 answers
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What are the tones for 不 and 一 in the expression 不一定?

4 votes
10 answers
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What is the meaning of [你说什么是什么]?

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3 answers
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Are 叫 and 让 actually used in place of the passive marker 被?

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2 answers
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Is 々 commonly used and recognised by Chinese people?

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3 answers
245 views

The legend of the Chinese dragon

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3 answers
519 views

What do you call the sponge part of a cake in Chinese?

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5 answers
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The meaning of 打卡

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1 answer
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The origin of 勾 and 股 in The Pythagorean Theorem 勾股定理

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3 answers
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How would you express ''swerving all over the road'' as in a drunk driver?

3 votes
1 answer
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What is the best way to express "this year's teaching material is better than last year's"?

3 votes
3 answers
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Why is there a 女字旁 in the character 始?

3 votes
2 answers
407 views

Nuance between the two words for orange , cheng se and ju se

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2 answers
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The use of ''call'' in Chinese. e.g. '' 为你打call ''

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3 answers
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How do you express: Hello Jack and Jill

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3 answers
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Can I put 我觉得 at the end of a sentence instead of at the front?

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3 answers
431 views

Nouns that don't require a measure word

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1 answer
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What does 跳马猴子 mean?

2 votes
4 answers
486 views

What is the origin of 没 as an alternative to 不? [duplicate]

2 votes
2 answers
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Is the 撇 in 左 longer than the 撇 in 右?