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The political status of Hong Kong,Taiwan and Koreas (North and South Korea)

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim Wu Dec 28, 2013. 2 Replies

Hello, Are Hong Kong and Taiwan independent countries? If not, what are they then, an autonomous part of China? Also, can South and North Korean be treated as one country, Korea(s)? I have stumbled…Continue

How to use negation words of 不, 没 and 否 ?

Started this discussion. Last reply by zhangmei Jan 20, 2014. 11 Replies

Hello,I just have started to learn Chinese and wonder how these negations 不, 没 and 否 are used. Please provide examples, translations and if possible, audio.Thank you in advance.Continue

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Where can I get the latest Google Pinyin for Win 7 64 Bit ?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim Wu Nov 30, 2013. 2 Replies

Hello,does anyone know from where I can dowload Google pinyin for win 7 64 bit? It is so confusing to look on the internet since there are so many versions. The installation should no be a…Continue

Tags: pinyin, typing, character, input, Win 7 64 Bit

Anyone interested in language exchange? (Chinese & Swedish/Finnish)

Started this discussion. Last reply by F Nov 17, 2013. 6 Replies

Hello,I registred two days ago here at Study More Chinese in order to learn Chinese. What I suggets is a language exchange; I can teach Swedish and Finnish as native speaker, while you were to teach…Continue

Tags: Chinese Finnish Exchange, language, partners, Chinese Swedish Exchange, chinese-finnish

 

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F replied to Tiao Wu's discussion PRC to Replace Characters with Pinyin?! -NOOO!
"I was just shocked over this, but I forgot to check the date. Generally, if something could be done, that would be simplifying the already simplified characters and the not-yet-simplified traditional characters."
Oct 4, 2014
F replied to Cono's discussion Chinese prepositions problem
"Those have to be counters. These exist also in Japanese and the use of them (in Japanese) is like this: nouns are devided into classes: thin objects, large objects, cats, dogs, persons etc. Basically if you want to say these following…"
Mar 8, 2014
F replied to zhangmei's discussion a good website to learn vocabulary
"I was also recommended that website. A one great website I found is this http://dictionary.writtenchinese.com/When one pastes something from the internet, the dictionary analyses the whole text and shows all the characters in nice boxes below.…"
Mar 2, 2014
F replied to orni taub's discussion question for mandarin students
"Something like that. When I self-studied Japanese, before attending university courses,  I translated some simple children stories. The stories had no kanji, that is why they were easy in general. So if you happen to find/create anything…"
Feb 7, 2014
F replied to orni taub's discussion question for mandarin students
"What I would like to learn is greetings and explanations how to use them and in what situations. About culture maybe some festivals and national holidays could be good to cover. About grammar there is so much to learn, but maybe some…"
Feb 6, 2014
zhangmei replied to F's discussion How to use negation words of 不, 没 and 否 ?
"不 is for  subjective judgement or will. “这个苹果不熟”“我不想做这个工作” 没 is for the existence of a thing or a matter. "我没有时间。""我没听懂。" it's not only a matter of tense,…"
Jan 20, 2014
Jim Wu replied to F's discussion The political status of Hong Kong,Taiwan and Koreas (North and South Korea)
"In Chinese we call North Korea as"朝鲜",and South Kerea as "韩国",they are two countries, and "the 38 degrees north latitude line" is the dividing boundary.In the past,when Korea didn't seperated into two countries,we…"
Dec 28, 2013
Kim Pyeongnam replied to F's discussion The political status of Hong Kong,Taiwan and Koreas (North and South Korea)
"South and North Korea were a one country. In 1953, Korea was seperated in two countries after the ceasefire agreement had been signed by the UN(South Korea and USA..) and the counterpart(North Korea and China..). It's a sad…"
Dec 26, 2013
F replied to F's discussion How to use negation words of 不, 没 and 否 ?
"I have checked that site a little and seems easy to understand. I think I will use from now on."
Dec 8, 2013
Guillaume replied to F's discussion How to use negation words of 不, 没 and 否 ?
"The Chinese grammar wiki is a very good reference with loads of examples. Here is the link to the article dealing with 不 vs 没: http://resources.allsetlearning.com/chinese/grammar/ASGRJ1BI"
Dec 5, 2013

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秦胜 replied to F's discussion How to use negation words of 不, 没 and 否 ?
"More example: 1. 经理否定了我们的方案。 The manager denied(does not determined) our scheme.  2. 老板否决了小吴加薪的提议。 The boss rejected Wu raises proposals. 3. 我们是否出发,取决于明天的天气。 Are we set out or not, Depending on the weather tomorrow. 4. 我能否知道你的名字? May I…"
Dec 1, 2013

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秦胜 replied to F's discussion How to use negation words of 不, 没 and 否 ?
"否(fǒu). Here has a link of Chinese dictionary, you can listen the pronunciation. And I think, 否 means "not" is more exactly. 否 means someone be not do something almost in Chinese. 否认…"
Dec 1, 2013
F replied to F's discussion How to use negation words of 不, 没 and 否 ?
"I have read your replies, but I wonder what are these 1, 2, 3 and 4 after the pinyan? I assume they are the four tones in Mandarin. However, I have never really learned which tone is which one. I checked on internet: 1--hight, 2-rising,…"
Dec 1, 2013
Gong Yi Si replied to F's discussion How to use negation words of 不, 没 and 否 ?
"Thanks for the factual correction, and, of course, I believe you, I trust your intuitions. The three bilingual English-Chinese dictionaries I have (standard, and presumably authoritative ones), however, all translate "fou3" as…"
Dec 1, 2013
Jim Wu replied to F's discussion How to use negation words of 不, 没 and 否 ?
"Leaving aside "fou", which seems to mean something like "or else", rather than "not". You're wrong, "fou" really means "not",  "or else" in Chinese is“否则". IF I…"
Nov 30, 2013
Gong Yi Si replied to F's discussion How to use negation words of 不, 没 and 否 ?
"Hello F, Let me, first of all, warn you that I am also a beginner, and therefore that you must take anything I say here with a pinch of salt (I may well have understood things wrong or only partially), but I was also very intrigued by the existence…"
Nov 30, 2013

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Finnish, Swedish, English, decent German and Japanese, beginner in Korean and Mandarin Chinese. I chose Mandarin Chinese beause it has similar characters as Japanese.

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