Month: August 2010
If you already are fluent in Chinese (Mandarin), would Korean be easier to learn?
Of course, the traditional characters sometimes used for names are the same, but what I am asking about are the vocabulary–from what I heard, around 60% of the SPOKEN words in Korean are related to Chinese, even though the languages are actually from different language families. Anyone with experience in …
Mandarin Translation to Pinyin help?
Hello, Im just trying to make sure im gettng my Pinyin translation correct as this is a psuedoimportant Hw. 1.)Hello, you name is Yao Ming? ni hao, ni jiao mingzi Yao Ming? 2.)Yes, goodbye. shi, Zaijian 3.) Wonderful, do you play basketball? Tai hao le? ni da lonqiu, dui bu …
Which language is better to learn, Mandarin or Russian?
We are trying to get the kids to learn one. So we are not sure which one to learn.
What is the connection between ancient Mandara Kingdom of Africa and Mandarin people of China?
BTW I know that Mandarin people in China speak Mandarin language, same as German people speak German language and French speak French Language. Mandara Kingdom https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mandara_Kingdom Mandarin Language https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mandarin_Chinese
Would you rather learn Mandarin or Cantonese?
just a random poll… @Natasha or anyone else Really? Canto is being outlawed? What? Can someone give me more info on this? I’m going to Hong Kong next year, and I’m a Canto speaker.
SPEAK MANDARIN CHINESE?? PLEASE HELP!?
I need help translating these two sentences? 1) What do you want, sir? 2) This dish tastes good. THANKS!!!!
Should I learn Mandarin or Cantonese?
I want to take a nightschool class this fall to learn either Mandarin or Cantonese, and I don’t know which one is more accepted or what the difference is between the two. My learning is simply for conversational use, and I may be traveling to Hong Kong or mainland China. …
hi! i need some help with mandarin. i need a few things to be translated, if you can please write it in english because i dont have chinese language pack instaled on this computer and if you could also wright it the way it would be pronounced that would be …
What does apiration and unaspiration mean in Mandarin Chinese?
I am going to take a Mandarin Chinese class this fall and decided to get a little bit of background knowledge before. I am a tad confused right now though because i am looking at pronunciation for letters and such and do not understand what being "unaspirated" means. For example: …