Tag: chinese

15 On the idea that Classical Chinese may *not* be direct ancestor of modern Chinese languages 2013-05-16T16:41:53.977

12 If two syllables in Mandarin have the same vowels but different tones, can the syllables be said to rhyme? 2012-06-20T07:58:45.343

10 Does Chinese have proper nouns and are they distinguished morphosyntactically or only lexically and or semantically? 2012-03-03T16:54:03.940

10 Do languages with high use of grammatical aspect generally lack grammatical tense? 2013-02-11T22:41:22.807

10 Why are there inflections? 2014-04-30T02:48:21.557

10 Is use of sorting expected and used in East Asian languages (Chinese, Japanese, Korean)? 2017-06-11T13:37:31.727

9 How did Chinese recursion evolve? 2012-03-08T13:32:44.360

8 Replacing Chinese characters with pinyin forever as Vietnamese did 2016-12-07T22:34:49.693

7 Are there some analyses or linguists with the view that Chinese does not have lexical word class? 2011-10-02T21:55:43.323

7 Old Chinese romanization using a letter that looks like a "3" 2016-12-28T01:38:48.710

7 Is there free and open Chinese corpus? 2017-08-22T12:42:47.357

6 What is the etymological relationship between French "feu", Lao "ເຝີ" (feu), and Vietnamese "phở"? 2013-09-28T08:53:18.320

6 Why are Chinese punctuation marks 。and 、so similar to its western style equivalents? 2017-06-30T23:20:21.387

6 Are there any purely monosyllabic languages in use today? 2017-08-14T14:45:48.587

6 Phonemic similarities between "mother" and "father" in different language families 2017-08-24T02:01:45.700

5 Could the Mandarin word "要" (yāo) and the Thai word "เอา" (ao), both meaning "to want" be related? 2013-09-02T03:36:40.557

5 Can the Chinese script be used to record non-Chinese languages? 2014-01-11T18:59:07.190

5 Do we know how common it is for ethnic Chinese and Tamils in Malaysia to speak each others language? 2014-12-07T04:16:07.953

5 How does one learn the meaning of a new symbol in Chinese? 2015-01-29T17:39:07.347

5 Phonological development of Middle Chinese 學 /hæwk/ to Mandarin xue /ɕye/ 2016-08-07T03:50:47.277

4 Difficulty in learning names of people in second language 2013-09-12T01:07:37.367

4 Do we know of any influences on Tibetan from Chinese (other than lexical borrowing)? 2013-10-09T07:44:18.510

4 Does Mandarin Chinese have phonetically voiced plosives, fricatives, or affricates (besides "r" = [ʐ] / [ɻ])? 2013-11-07T04:43:29.537

4 Mandarin Chinese syllable and tone frequency (not character frequency) 2014-02-05T04:37:29.400

4 zh sound with a flat tongue? 2016-07-09T13:24:49.090

4 Why does Vietnamese language seem to be so similar to Mandarin Chinese 2016-12-07T23:17:29.550

4 To what extent has Middle Chinese been reconstructed? 2017-06-30T18:43:37.410

3 Where can I find references for how to build interlinear gloss for Chinese? 2013-03-04T15:26:24.393

3 How did a logographic orthography like Chinese organize its word-stock before any type of phonetic notation? 2013-12-10T03:42:48.703

3 Is Mongolian "шинэ" / "ᠰᠢᠨ᠎ᠠ", meaning "new", a borrowing of Chinese "新"? 2013-12-11T03:58:17.497

3 Pronunciation in languages from East Asia of words that are Japanese loanwords in English 2014-06-22T06:33:22.520

3 Are there languages, other than Mandarin, in which negation differs depending on the time interval at which a non-event fails to occur? 2015-03-11T13:27:59.933

3 Why is the misconception that "Chinese has no grammar" so widespread? 2015-03-13T14:46:54.193

3 Is there re-syllabification in Chinese? 2016-02-26T20:09:28.490

2 What are the most commonly used Chinese syllables? 2011-09-20T19:03:19.730

2 What feature(s) of Chinese language lead(s) to the city written in pinyin as "Kunming" to sound more like "kuiming / kweeming / kwəming"? 2013-11-02T07:55:24.173

2 Could certain adjectives or adverbs be analysed to function as a type of copula in Mandarin Chinese? 2013-11-23T15:56:48.680

2 Besides lexicon and phonology, what are the biggest differences in Mandarin that are hard for Westerners to learn? 2014-02-06T06:18:17.507

2 What are examples of Haudricourt's tonogenesis in Chinese? 2014-10-22T13:46:45.407

2 How polysemic on average were Chinese words around the time of the creation of Chinese characters? 2014-10-31T16:11:50.463

2 Can Chinese speaking different languages understand newspapers from different cities equally as well? 2015-01-06T15:35:43.567

2 How can we account for head-final PPs and VPs in Classical Chinese? 2015-06-27T19:30:25.270

2 Chinese 3rd tone: cross-linguistic comparison 2015-08-03T10:17:20.343

2 Analytic grammar and characters in Chinese 2016-06-11T12:53:42.383

2 Where can I find auditory records of Chinese Mandarin within 1930-1970? 2016-06-15T07:44:40.783

2 In what tonal language is tone uncontroversially suprasegmental and not segmental? 2016-09-02T10:59:50.130

2 Why is spoken Chinese so fast paced? 2017-08-18T18:26:39.447

2 Is Mandarin understandable by Taiwanese in written context if simplified characters are mapped to traditional ones? 2017-08-23T23:00:20.743

2 Abbreviation for pinyin and hepburn transliterations? 2017-10-27T22:11:46.683

1 Mandarine Phonemes: Which ones are not shared by English AND the most likely to be used? 2012-06-14T14:23:53.680

1 Differences between Hong Kong Mandarin and southern Mandarin generally? 2014-02-06T17:55:50.690

1 Are there any words, morphemes, or particles in any Chinese / Sinitic languages or dialects which don't have a set Hanzi character? 2014-06-10T07:09:41.723

1 What do [ ] mean in the middle of a reconstructed pronunciation? 2015-08-18T08:12:55.053

1 How do we define foot in Mandarin Chinese? 2016-02-29T23:02:14.383

1 Weekday Abbreviations in multiple languages 2016-03-27T06:27:32.203

1 Transcriptions of Mandarin Chinese into writing systems other than Latin, Arabic and Cyrillic? 2016-09-06T05:22:39.337

1 Which of 可爱/可愛い was exported to the other between Chinese and Japanese? 2016-10-23T17:55:57.720

0 What is the IPA notation for Chinese zuo4cuo4 做错? 2014-11-22T23:57:04.597

0 Why is "Shanghai" pronounced the way it is in English? 2015-01-28T00:36:26.393

0 What' s the hardest language to learn? 2015-03-04T21:38:38.887

0 what language Chinese or Japanese? 2016-06-21T18:24:54.293

0 Diacriticless Pinyin (for Chinese or other languages) 2016-08-08T09:31:57.613

0 Why are some words to express country names different between Chinese and Japanese? 2017-03-20T09:34:31.100

0 Which Chinese Romanisation system is most intelligible to English speakers? 2017-06-12T09:23:15.167

0 How many words in Japanese are originally from Chinese? 2017-07-22T10:46:43.873

0 Enumerating the possible Pinyin -> Hanzi transcriptions 2017-12-08T20:32:41.697

0 Formal semantics explanation 2018-02-28T19:00:29.020

-1 Do Chinese minorities speak Chinese as a native language? 2016-10-11T11:56:33.167

-2 Looking for an alternative non-tonal "wholistic" original Pinyin font 2016-08-11T09:25:31.770