華語

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See also: 华语

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
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 普通話
Mandarin Beijing 普通話
Taiwan 國語華語
Malaysia 華語
Singapore 華語
Cantonese Guangzhou 普通話國語
Hong Kong 國語普通話
Gan Nanchang 普通話
Hakka Meixian 普通話
Hui Shexian 普通話
Jin Taiyuan 普通話
Min Bei Jian'ou 普通話
Min Dong Fuzhou 普通話
Min Nan Xiamen 普通話
Taipei 國語
Wu Shanghai 普通話
Xiang Changsha 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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