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- The written form is the same, but the transliteration (sound) is different for each Chinese dialect. We therefore list each dialect under its own name. If you have questions, concerns, or suggestions about how Wiktionary deals with Chinese entries, then you may post these at Wiktionary talk:About Chinese or discuss them with User:A-cai, who is our most experience editor in Chinese languages. --EncycloPetey 20:34, 26 April 2009 (UTC)
- Thank you. Going forward I will use the format recommended by A-cai. --Ccsheng125 21:40, 26 April 2009 (UTC)
- Wiktionary:About Chinese should say something about how and where to put Chinese entries in the Translation sections. As far as I can see, it is not mentioned anywhere. For years we have been nesting Mandarin and the other Chinese languages under *Chinese:, and not separately under their individual names all around the Translation section. But in the past couple of days, I’ve noticed some people moving Mandarin out of its place under *Chinese. Wiktionary:About Chinese should specify the policy on this. —Stephen 01:37, 27 April 2009 (UTC)
- Hello, CCsheng 125. We are discussing eventual changes to the Mandarin terminology in favour of Chinese at Wiktionary:Beer_parlour#Recurring_problem_with_Chinese_vs._Mandarin and any thoughts of native speakers would be greatly apprecated. Regards. The uſer hight Bogorm converſation 06:33, 6 May 2009 (UTC)