華語

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Chinese[edit]

 
(surname); name of a mountain; (abbreviation for) China; (surname) Hua; magnificent; splendid; flowery
 
dialect; language; speech; tell to
trad. (華語)
simp. (华语)

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Noun[edit]

華語

  1. (chiefly Singapore, Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia) Mandarin Chinese, standard Chinese
    華語 [MSC, trad.]
    华语 [MSC, simp.]
    Nǐ huì shuō Huáyǔ ma? [Pinyin]
    Do you speak Mandarin?

Usage notes[edit]

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

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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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