“~”是什么意思呢? (What does “~” mean?) I was always wondering what this ~ means, I see it quite often in written Chinese. Thanks. =)
Oct 2, 2012 5:08 PM
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It's an informal usage of a dash. We often use it to prolong our tone, and make the words we said seemed more friendly to others.
October 2, 2012
in writen chinese , it is used to replace the same letter or word that appeared before
October 3, 2012
Thanks very much, Xu. =)
October 4, 2012
1. it means "from..to...", or between.. .for example : 那有差不多5~10个学生。 2. it means something what has appeared b4,it often means this in Chinese dictionary. 3. in written Chinese (especially in the talk between good friends), it often means "friendly",or just means nothing.(If u want to make urself look more lovely,u can use this,too. :P) 5. sometimes it means“ 声音延长” (I don't know how to express it in English :P). (it always be used when the person wants to be more friendly or lovely-- just as I told u,but girls use it more often than boys do ) hope it helps :)
October 4, 2012
usually means nothing just put between messages which are not complete sentences and therefore no dot between them
October 3, 2012
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