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Have you ever come across "Difference between ...... and ...... in Mandarin Chinese." "How to say ...... in Mandarin Chinese" "What does ...... mean in Chinese?" Whether it's asking a question or answering the other, this is the place to share your Mandarin Chinese knowledge together.

aishijie

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
Registered on : 2008-01-27
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 joseph gmail.com 
2008-01-27 / 04:28PM

Hey,Benny! What is the difference between hunton and dumpling?

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pluto143

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
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 pluto hotmail.com 
2008-01-27 / 05:38PM

hey im a foreign student in china and i need to learn how to read and write chinese……can u help…its very hard….

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ashleyj722

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
Registered on : 2007-10-03
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Posts : 6
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 Jon Ashley yahoo.co.uk 
2008-01-31 / 12:04AM

I go to a hawker centre in Singapore every day and ask for zhongguo cha but I’m getting sick of it. How can I ask for carrot juice in chinese?

Best Regards

Jon Ashley

ps carrot juice is a…

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coky

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
Registered on : 2008-01-30
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Posts : 21
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 George Guevara yahoo.com 
2008-01-31 / 09:19AM

Ni hao
Im new here and would like start from the beginng (white belt)
Can you direct me to the order of the first, second…. and so on lessons
xiexie

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mess

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
Registered on : 2008-01-22
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 messalini post.com 
2008-01-31 / 07:41PM

I wanna learn like others,to print on my PC in hanzi.It is sometimes very hard to me to understand reading in Pinin specially if I don’t know well right tones of many words.Fei chang xie nin de zho…

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Questions Owner
 tunein gmail.com 
2008-02-05 / 02:18PM

What’s difference in jie shu and wan cheng? You used both for “finish”.

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shanghaipluto7

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
Registered on : 2008-02-08
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 Jeremy Pierce gmail.com 
2008-02-08 / 09:09AM

How would I introduce myself to my girlfriend’s parents in a polite way? (My girlfriend is Chinese :D)

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NikkiSavella

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
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 Nikki Savella hotmail.com 
2008-02-11 / 04:22AM

I would like to know how to say in PIN YIN, “I understand, Allow me to get a translater for you please?”

If possible? Thank you for your time! _

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Questions Owner
 onarej yahoo.com 
2008-02-13 / 11:56PM

hi benny! its me again, my friends comments i can speak very good chinese now. Its all because of you, Thanks for your great help. Your fetures in youtube is really help me a lot. Anyway, my questi…

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shirley77

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
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 shirley 013.net 
2008-02-17 / 02:55AM

Nihao Benny, I am from Israel, so
how do i say: i come from israel and how do i say: i am israeli
thanks

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TTN115

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
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 Trina Nguyen hotmail.com 
2008-02-19 / 07:48AM

HI this site is so helpful Thank you!
I’m determine to learn Mandarin.
I’m having a hard time pronouncing words start with “Q, C,X, Z” they all sound alike to me. How can I tell them apart by th…

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coky

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
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 George Guevara yahoo.com 
2008-02-19 / 08:15AM

Hey Im a yellow belt now
Greatest Mandarin site in the world
Keep up the good work
xiexie

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Selvo

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
Registered on : 2008-02-19
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 Ryan Selvy JCPatriot.org 
2008-02-19 / 09:25AM

I’m very confused with navigation of your site. I don’t see what the requirements are for becoming a yellow and etc. I see in the learning section but I get confused with the greetings only showing…

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lulanke

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
Registered on : 2007-11-08
Language : English
Posts : 111
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 Roland Parijs yahoo.com 
2008-02-22 / 12:37AM

你好话小姐

我觉得“下午”和“上午”也“下次”和“上次”比较奇怪。
下午 -下次的意思是“AFTERNOON, NEXT”但是下的意思
是“BELOW,UNDER”。
上午 – 上次 的意思是“MORNING-BEFORENOON, LAST, PREVIOUS”
但是上的意思是,“UPPER, HIGHER”。
为什么呢你们中国人说上午是“MORNING (BEFORENO

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owais

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
Registered on : 2008-02-06
Language : None
Posts : 3
Responses : 2
Comments : 0
 abdurrahman owais yahoo.com 
2008-02-23 / 03:29AM

hello benny…how r u?i need ur help.
wo de tou fa jinchang diao…i wanna know how to say hair oil, hair gel, and shampoo in chinese?,and i will be greatfull to u if u mention the name of any ha…

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arthas

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
Registered on : 2008-02-28
Language : None
Posts : 7
Responses : 24
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 lawrence hotmail.com 
2008-02-29 / 12:40PM

hi benny,just a quick question, how to say ‘later’ and ‘almost’ in mandarin? like, for instance:
1) I will eat rice later
2) I almost drop my handphone

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DAGSTER

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
Registered on : 2007-09-02
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 Harmeet hotmail.co.uk 
2008-03-01 / 03:56AM

Hi Miss tones how are you. I am so sorry i really wish i could learn Mandarin regualrly my university time is very tight and i try to make the effort in reading in ym spare time. I just wanted to s…

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Pooshybooshy

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
Registered on : 2007-10-09
Language : None
Posts : 12
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 Pooshybooshy hotmail.com 
2008-03-01 / 07:23AM

Hey Benny,

I was wondering if you could recommend some good Chinese (Pinyin) movie[s] for me – of course, ‘good’ is subjective but I’m sure you have good taste in movies. ;)

Xia ci jian.

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smileymarshie

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
Registered on : 2008-03-01
Language : None
Posts : 2
Responses : 1
Comments : 0
 Mariz Cabantac yahoo.com 
2008-03-02 / 06:13PM

I would like to ask..

How do you translate chinese to english. that would be understandable to novice like me.. i’m so confused, on the arrangement of the sentence.

:)

xie xie in advance! :)

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DAGSTER

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
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 Harmeet hotmail.co.uk 
2008-03-02 / 08:02PM

Hi Benny you know the programme the legacy of china would it broadcast on tv and if so when would it i would like to watch it? How was it did you enjoy it? Did you get a part to play within the sho…

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DAGSTER

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
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Posts : 187
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 Harmeet hotmail.co.uk 
2008-03-02 / 09:21PM

Jenny are you nervous to go upstage and get your degree. Is it at the end of March are you looking forward to it?

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gibson

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
Registered on : 2007-12-29
Language : None
Posts : 5
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Comments : 2
 william tarrant hotmail.com 
2008-03-03 / 12:59PM

how do you say “what do you want me to say” in mandarin?

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arthas

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
Registered on : 2008-02-28
Language : None
Posts : 7
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 lawrence hotmail.com 
2008-03-03 / 05:44PM

Benny, whats the diff between chéng wéi/dāng and tǎo yàn/hèn ?

Also, can you please give me some examples on the usage of wèi (for/to) and zhī jiān (in between) ?

thank you

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Henry

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
Registered on : 2008-03-04
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Posts : 62
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 Henry yahoo.com 
2008-03-04 / 10:05PM

Hello, I am a little bit confused between bang1 mang2 and bang1 zhu4, are they interchangeable?

Also, I would like to know if it is possible to omit pronouncing ‘r’ at the back of certain words …

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arthas

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
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Posts : 7
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Comments : 1
 lawrence hotmail.com 
2008-03-05 / 10:03PM

sorry if this have been asked before but i would like to know how to say a sentence when there are 3 or more consecutive third tones..for example:

ni3 gan3 xiao3 kan4 wo3?

thx

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wujianhao

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
Registered on : 2007-08-23
Language : None
Posts : 49
Responses : 30
Comments : 8
 Alissia Jackson mail.com 
2008-03-06 / 08:20AM

Ni hao ma? Zhongwen zenme shou blueberry he yogurt. xie xie ni! :)

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Fergus

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
Registered on : 2008-03-06
Language : None
Posts : 1
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Comments : 0
 Fergus hotmail.com 
2008-03-06 / 03:12PM

how do you say hello in mandarin

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peter999

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
Registered on : 2008-03-06
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Posts : 1
Responses : 0
Comments : 0
 peterlaos gmail.com 
2008-03-06 / 08:09PM

Ni hao wo jiao peter
How can i remember to write chinese
language? xie xie ni

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arthas

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
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 lawrence hotmail.com 
2008-03-03 / 08:52PM

wǒ kě yǐ zhè yàng shuō ma?:

1) wǒ bú tìng nǐ jiā rù wǒ men. (I don’t allow you to join us)

2) rú guǒ nǐ bú yào zài chí dào, nǐ zuì hǎo bā diǎn qián qǐ shēn. (if you don’t want to be late aga…

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owais

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
Registered on : 2008-02-06
Language : None
Posts : 3
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Comments : 0
 abdurrahman owais yahoo.com 
2008-03-02 / 05:43PM

hi benny,ni hao ma??
how to say incoming call or outgoing call in chinese?i just wanna ask in china mobile office that-is international incoming call free for my mobile?

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