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Pinyin (Chinese: 拼音) is a way to represent Chinese characters and express the sounds in the Chinese language using the alphabet.


Initials and finals

The pronunciation and spelling of Chinese words are generally given in terms of initials and finals, which represent the segmental phonemic portion of the language, rather than letter by letter...


Tones and Rules

Words in Mandarin that have the same pronunciation can have different meanings depending on how the word is said. The "tone" of a word describes how the the pitch of the speaker's voice changes as the word is said...


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Elementary School


Character Strokes

Character strokes are the calligraphic strokes needed to write the Chinese characters. The 'Basic Chinese Character Strokes' is the classified set of line patterns that may be arranged and combined to form Chinese character.


Stroke order

Stroke order (笔顺) refers to the order in which the strokes of a Chinese character are written. A stroke is a movement of a writing instrument on a writing surface.


Elementary School Courses

All the words and pronunciations that students from grade school in China need to master. It's the place to have a solid start of learning Chinese.


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What is Mahjong?

It's not Mahjong Solitaire you may have played. The layout of the traditional Mahjong is like this: