i need a vocabulary list in cantonese or mandarian

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david

i need a vocabulary list in cantonese or mandarian

Post by david » Tue May 15, 2001 7:12 pm

i need to learn catonese or mandarian please help me i need a vocabulary list for any of these language
Kobo-Daishi

Re: i need a vocabulary list in cantonese or mandarian

Post by Kobo-Daishi » Wed May 16, 2001 4:10 am

Dear David,
You should first decide on which language you wish to learn.
Mandarin is more popular, since, it is the official language of both China & Taiwan. Also, there are more resources for learning Mandarin
There are almost no resources for learning Cantonese on the net.
You should visit the web-site: ZHONGWEN.COM for their dictionary of characters.
Also, if your computer can read Chinese encoding, you could go to:
http://www.mandarintools.com/cedict.html
and down-load the free CEDICT Chinese dictionary. It is a text file of Chinese words with characters, pin yin romanisation and definitions.
Kobo-Daishi, PLLA.
i want to learn Mandarin

Re: i need a vocabulary list in cantonese or mandarian

Post by i want to learn Mandarin » Sun Jun 03, 2001 2:39 pm

:
: Dear David,
: You should first decide on which language you wish to learn.
: Mandarin is more popular, since, it is the official language of both China & Taiwan. Also, there are more resources for learning Mandarin
: There are almost no resources for learning Cantonese on the net.
: You should visit the web-site: ZHONGWEN.COM for their dictionary of characters.
: Also, if your computer can read Chinese encoding, you could go to:
: http://www.mandarintools.com/cedict.html
: and down-load the free CEDICT Chinese dictionary. It is a text file of Chinese words with characters, pin yin romanisation and definitions.
: Kobo-Daishi, PLLA.
Vitor

Hello! I'd like to learn mandarin! We can exchange language

Post by Vitor » Sun Jun 17, 2001 2:49 am

Hello!
I'm am starting to learn mandarin and I'd like to know if there's someone who can help me. We can exchange: you give me your language (it doesn't needs to be mandarin, but...), and I geve you Portuguese, English, Spanish or Japanese.
If you want, pass me an e-mail, do not answer me in this site.
Zai Jian
Matt

Re: Hello! I'd like to learn mandarin! We can exchange lang

Post by Matt » Tue Nov 20, 2001 10:57 pm

: Hello!
: I'm am starting to learn mandarin and I'd like to know if there's someone who can help me. We can exchange: you give me your language (it doesn't needs to be mandarin, but...), and I geve you Portuguese, English, Spanish or Japanese.
: If you want, pass me an e-mail, do not answer me in this site.
: Zai Jian
Bob

Re: Hello! I'd like to learn mandarin! We can exchange lang

Post by Bob » Fri Nov 30, 2001 3:57 pm

I would like to as well i have allways wanted to
Vildes Fu

Re: i need a vocabulary list in cantonese or mandarian

Post by Vildes Fu » Sun Jan 27, 2002 4:23 am

: i need to learn catonese or mandarian please help me i need a vocabulary list for any of these language
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Re: i need a vocabulary list in cantonese or mandarian

Post by aquin » Mon Aug 10, 2009 4:01 pm

I am starting to learn mandarin and I'd like to know if there's someone who can help me. We can exchange: you give me your language (it doesn't needs to be mandarin, but...), and I geve you Portuguese, English, Spanish or Japanese.
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Re: i need a vocabulary list in cantonese or mandarian

Post by hwangmic » Sun Sep 05, 2010 3:03 am

David,

A vocab list is a very smart way to learn Chinese. That is how my mom taught me ever since I was little. A nice resource that is out there to keep track of your progress is the Chinese Character Test (http://www.clavisinica.com/character-test-applet.html). This lets you know how you are doing in learning the characters once you have established a nice vocab list to go through. You can also find flashcards and other interesting tools to help you learn at that site.
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Re: i need a vocabulary list in cantonese or mandarian

Post by socialmedia0987 » Wed Oct 06, 2010 5:17 am

hi!

Try this http://www.ninhao.com/?gclid=CLbMp4efvKQCFYEDHAodqHXF0A.
I wish it could help.

Thanks!
juliew9855
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Re: i need a vocabulary list in cantonese or mandarian

Post by juliew9855 » Mon Oct 18, 2010 3:33 pm

Kobo-Daishi wrote:Dear David,
You should first decide on which language you wish to learn.
Mandarin is more popular, since, it is the official language of both China & Taiwan. Also, there are more resources for learning Mandarin
There are almost no resources for learning Cantonese on the net.
You should visit the web-site: ZHONGWEN.COM for their dictionary of characters.
Also, if your computer can read Chinese encoding, you could go to:
http://www.mandarintools.com/cedict.html
and down-load the free CEDICT Chinese dictionary. It is a text file of Chinese words with characters, pin yin romanisation and definitions.
Kobo-Daishi, PLLA.




Such a very amazing link!
Thanks you for the post.
chaming
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Re: i need a vocabulary list in cantonese or mandarian

Post by chaming » Fri Oct 29, 2010 5:29 am

Here is another Mandarin good vocab list
http://www.instantspeakchinese.com/dictionary/hskLists.cfm
gratchen
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Re: i need a vocabulary list in cantonese or mandarian

Post by gratchen » Tue Oct 18, 2011 8:58 pm

Those familiar with both Mandarin and Cantonese will generally agree that it is more difficult for a native Mandarin speaker to learn Cantonese than it is for a native Cantonese speaker to learn Mandarin. Part of the reason for this observation is that there are many Cantonese who speak Putonghua but very few native Mandarin speakers who learn to speak Cantonese. The same is also true of non-Chinese who speak Cantonese as a second language learning Mandarin as opposed to non-Chinese who have learned Mandarin going on to learn gwongdungwah. However, is this phenomenon due to Mandarin's role as China's official language or are there reasons of learning difficulty that are influencing the ratio? Linguistic analysis seems to support the latter.
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