華語

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Chinese[edit]

 
flowery; flourishing; magnificent; your; grey; corona; time; essence; China; Chinese; name of a mountain
 
dialect; language; speech; tell to
trad. (華語)
simp. (华语)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

華語

  1. (chiefly Singapore, Philippines, Malaysia and, Indonesia, sometimes in Taiwan) Mandarin Chinese, standard Chinese
    華語 / 华语  ―  Nǐ huì shuō huáyǔ ma?  ―  Do you speak Mandarin?

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Synonyms[edit]

Dialectal synonyms of 普通話 ("Modern Standard Chinese; Putonghua")
Variety Location Words
Mandarin Beijing 普通話
Taiwan 國語華語
Malaysia 華語
Singapore 華語
Cantonese Hong Kong 國語普通話

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: S

Grade: 2
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

華語 ‎(hiragana かご, romaji kago)

  1. (uncommon) the (standard) Chinese language, Mandarin
    台湾華語 (たいわんかご)
    Taiwan kago
    Taiwanese Mandarin

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