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How do I get the enumeration comma (、) in Google input tools?

I’m using the 漢語拼音 input metod in Google input tools. How do I get the enumeration comma (、)? Source: Question Permalink: How do I get the enumeration comma (、) in Google input tools? Share PostTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email

What are the different words for "and" that can be used in a list and how do they differ?

In a sentence with a list like: 我喜歡飯、電視和電影。 What are the different words for “and” that can be used, and how to they differ in usage? I’ve seen at least 及 and 和 being used. Source: Question Permalink: What are the different words for “and” that can be used in a list and how…

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How to express words variants in Chinese?

Variant characters are often called 异体字. How about words? E.g.: 歺厅 is a variant of 餐厅 歺厅: 餐厅的异体词? 餐厅的变体? [Specifically looking for XX的XX, i.e.: 餐厅的XX] Source: Question Permalink: How to express words variants in Chinese? Share PostTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email

How to use / translate "as well as" in next sentences?

How to use “as well as” in these cases: We go to play football today as well as every sunday morning. I can see the road every bit as well as you can.‎ The moon as well as the stars were shining down on them.‎ As well as I recollect, he was about six feet…

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[ General Chinese ] How can I learn Chinese staying home?

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“门” looks weird on my system default font

On my system, the “门” character looks super weird. I expect it to look like this: But instead it looks like this: I’m running Xubuntu 16.10 with the Chinese Language pack but not the Japanese language pack installed. I don’t know what font it’s displayed in but the second screenshot is from my system default….

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Can any kind person help translate this poem

(https://i.stack.imgur.com/EAipF.jpg). This is on a vase i bought and i would love to know what it means. Can anyone help? Source: Question Permalink: Can any kind person help translate this poem Share PostTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email

[ General Chinese ] Zhu老师,您好 2 o'clock 中文可不可以说二点? 谢谢?

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How is "戚" Being Used as a Standalone Verb to Mean "Feel"?

Samples from the Internet: 1) 我對學校老師的專業程度戚到滿意。 2) 膝关节经常戚到有些酸软 3) 如果你因此戚到不開心或困擾 Clearly, “戚” is being used as a verb to mean “feel”. But the zdic definition doesn’t include any instances where it can be used as a verb, and the only verb definitions I can find in other dictionaries are for ancient classical meanings (“to feel…

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What are the differences between 报名,登记,挂号?

It looks like they all mean “register”. Are there any differences between these three words? Source: Question Permalink: What are the differences between 报名,登记,挂号? Share PostTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email

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