Mandarin

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Etymology[edit]

See mandarin.

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Mandarin

  1. Standard Mandarin, the official language of China and Taiwan, and one of four official languages in Singapore; Putonghua, Guoyu or Huayu
  2. A branch of the Chinese languages, consisting of many dialects; Guanhua or Beifanghua.

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  • Standard Mandarin (language of the media and education) and Mandarin Chinese (the group of Northern Chinese dialects together with Standard Mandarin) are not always interchangeable and are referred to differently in Chinese. Both are a part of the broader group of languages (see Chinese: Zhongwen, Hanyu), dialects, or topolects.

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Noun[edit]

Mandarin m (genitive Mandarins or Mandarines, plural Mandarine)

  1. mandarin (Chinese Imperial official)

Proper noun[edit]

Mandarin n (genitive Mandarins)

  1. Mandarin, standard Chinese

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