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harpin
how to write a word in mandarin, as we know hanyu pinyin is a way to use foreign people to learn mandarin alphabet. in latin alphabet consist up ( a, b, c, d, ...ect.) in mandarin alphabet consist up (ㄅ ㄆ ㄇ ㄈㄉㄊㄋㄌㄍ ㄎㄏㄐ ㄑ ㄒㄓㄔㄕㄖㄗㄘㄙ,....... ect,,,) exmple a word,, you (y, o, u) but, in mandarin I don't know to make a word from the alphabet, please, give me explain to make example a word mandarin,!!
May 24, 2013 8:02 AM
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this what you wrote: "in mandarin alphabet consist up (ㄅ ㄆ ㄇ ㄈ" is nonsense because there's alphabet in Chinese language their writing system is kinda "draw a picture to make a word"
May 24, 2013
you should look up 'Chinese Input method' - in Windows there is the Microsoft IME (Input method) - it provides for pinyin input; you set a hot-key to switch between English/Bahasa/Chinese typing and then type in pinyin, selecting from a list of matching characters. For example if I type my name in the IME 'lao gui' I can choose 老 and 鬼 - there are in fact many 'lao' characters, and many 'gui' characters, but I know which ones I am looking for. So search for the topic 'Chinese Input Methods' on the internet. 老鬼。
May 24, 2013
I don't know how to type Chinese characters using bopomofa system (ㄅ ㄆ ㄇ ㄈㄉㄊㄋㄌㄍ ㄎㄏㄐ) as I was taught using Pin Yin in mainland China. So I can't give you an example. For Pin Yin system: You can use 1) an input software such as Sogou Pinyin http://pinyin.sogou.com/ or QQ Pinyin http://py.qq.com/ 2) an online web-based input service so you don't have to install anything such as http://inputking.com/ To type Chinese characters through the Pin Yin system, you will need to know the sound of the word you are trying to make. For example, you (English) is ni in Chinese. When you use Pin Yin to input characters, there is no tone marks, so you will have to know how the character looks like. So what you do is type "ni" in the input software and then select the character you want to use.
May 25, 2013
harpin
Language Skills
Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), English, Indonesian, Japanese, Japanese (Okinawan)
Learning Language
Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), English, Japanese