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Resources for learning Mandarin Chinese

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7 answers
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Why is 有 (yǒu) the only verb that requires 没 while other verbs can use 不?

36 votes
10 answers
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How do we choose the correct characters for a Western name?

30 votes
8 answers
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Number two in chinese: 二 vs 两

28 votes
8 answers
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What's the difference between 学 and 学习?

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7 answers
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How should I say "I feel very good/I'm very fine" in response to 你好吗?

20 votes
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What's the difference between 星期X and 周X?

19 votes
5 answers
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How do we know what characters correspond to Chinese names?

19 votes
7 answers
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Stative verbs in Chinese: only for adjectives?

18 votes
4 answers
562 views

Is this an exception in the use of 的?

17 votes
6 answers
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Why isn't 到 (dào) used in 某天我去北京?

14 votes
5 answers
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Various ways to say "nice to meet you"

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3 answers
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What's the actual difference between 文 and 语?

13 votes
1 answer
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Expressing the location: 哪里 or 哪儿?

11 votes
3 answers
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Asking "what's the pinyin/character for X?"

11 votes
3 answers
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Are these two form of "I live in..." both correct? 我在意大利住 and 我住在意大利

9 votes
3 answers
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Is the character 年 (or its etymology) related to the mythical beast in Chinese mythology?

8 votes
1 answer
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How do we wish someone to get better?

7 votes
3 answers
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How are the terms for "male/female" and "man/woman" divided exactly?

7 votes
1 answer
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What are the different kinds of poems in Chinese?

7 votes
7 answers
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How did 东西 come to mean "something" in the expression "吃东西"?

6 votes
6 answers
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What is the rule for forming chinese names diminutives?

5 votes
3 answers
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Answering yes/no questions

5 votes
2 answers
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Which expression do native speakers actually use: Chinese New Year or Spring Festival (or other)?

4 votes
2 answers
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What and where is the connection between 压岁钱 and the character 岁 that appears in it?

3 votes
2 answers
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How to say "meeting" in Chinese?

2 votes
3 answers
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What is the most appropriate translation for this law article?

2 votes
1 answer
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Is the cantonese expression 五福臨門 present in Mandarin too?