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Do you know the difference between Putonghua,Hanyu,Zhongwen and dialects?

你真的了解中文吗?Let's know more about Chinese.

对汉语有所了解的人一定知道两个词:Chinese和Mandarin,也一定知道这两个词之间的区别:前者指所有中国人所说的语言,后者是现代标准汉语,叫普通话。

If you have some knowledge about Chinese,you must know there're two words to describe it:Chinese and Mandarin.Mandarin is modern standard Chinese according to the country's language policy,whereas Chinese represents all the languages that Chinese people speak.

Mandarin 在汉语里翻译成“普通话”,而Chinese则可以翻译成“中文”“汉语“”中国话”等几个意思却是很少为汉语学习者所知的。可是,为什么会这样呢?

Mandarin is called "Putonghua"in Chinese,while Chinese can be translated into "Zhongwen""Hanyu"and"Zhongguohua",why?

See the whole article:http://t.cn/R5enp2Z

Jul 11, 2016 7:47 AM
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@David

不客气

July 11, 2016

@Cathal Donnellan

好的!

July 11, 2016
很有用!谢谢哦!
July 11, 2016

Hey there, 

These bilingual articles are really helpful for language purposes. Keep up the good work!

这类双语的文章是那么有帮助。我希望你要继续写。加油!

July 11, 2016
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