华语

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl.
trad. 華語

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin Huáyǔ
Zhuyin ㄏㄨㄚˊ ㄩˇ
IPA (key) /xu̯a̠³⁵ y²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/

Noun[edit]

华语 (simplified, Pinyin Huáyǔ, traditional 華語)

  1. (chiefly Singapore, Malaysian and Indonesia) Mandarin Chinese
    华语?
    huì shuō Huáyǔ ma?
    Do you speak Mandarin?
  2. Taiwanese Mandarin

Usage notes[edit]

  • In China, Hong Kong and Macau, Mandarin is usually called 普通话 instead.
  • In Taiwan, Mandarin is usually called 国语 instead.

See also[edit]