華語

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: S Grade: 2

Proper noun[edit]

華語 (hiragana かご, romaji Kago)

  1. (uncommon) the Chinese language

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. 华语
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

華語 (traditional, Pinyin Huáyǔ, simplified 华语)

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

Usage notes[edit]

In China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, Mandarin is usually called 普通話 or 國語 instead.

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Min Nan[edit]

Noun[edit]

華語 (traditional, POJ hôa-gí, hôa-gú, traditional 華語, simplified 华语)