Ciaocibai
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What is the exact meaning of 吃豆腐, and where does the expression come from?
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Tips for pronouncing X vs SH in Mandarin?
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What is the correct way to write 'niu bi', and how did it get its meaning in Chinese?
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What is a good technique for remembering tones?
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Which website/service can give good example sentences in Chinese?
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Why is stroke order important when writing Chinese characters?
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Is there a rule of thumb for distinguishing male and female names in Chinese?
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Useful resources for learning Taiwanese?
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了解 vs 明白 vs 知道 - what is the difference, and when should I use each one?
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How are new words added to the Chinese language?
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What is the English equivalent of 拜托, and what is it's proper usage in Chinese?
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What Chinese podcasts are available to improve my listening skills?
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一起 vs 一块 - what's the difference?
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Why does 有机 as in 有机食品 mean organic?
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What is the proper usage of 而已 in Chinese?
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Why are 成语 (idioms) four characters long? Are there 成语 with more or less than four characters?
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What is the exact meaning and etymology of 拜年?
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Is there a Chinese equivalent song of 'auld lang syne'?
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What is the meaning of 当仁不让?
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Is there a traditional Chinese New Year greeting?
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How to say "fail" in Mandarin? (as in "epic fail" in internet memes)
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What is the most common way to say 'indecisive' in Mandarin?
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What is the meaning and proper usage of 凭什么?
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Selecting resources to improve reading for upper-intermediate level?
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Useful sites/services/resources/tools for learning Chinese
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How can I improve the speed of my spoken Chinese?
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Methods/resources for improving formal/business Chinese?
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What does 触控 mean in 使用者将可轻松地以触控的方式浏览教科书内容?
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What good resources are available to assist first-time travellers to learn basic Chinese?
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How to say grandparents (as in the collective group) rather than the specific individual?