Urban Dictionary Chinese-English Dictionary To search for pinyin ü, use "u:" (u followed by a colon) or "v". If you are willing to host this dictionary, I have made the necessary files available in a zip file. To set up a mirror, you will need CGI access on your server. This Chinese/English dictionary provides a searchable interface for the CEDICT dictionary originally put together by Paul Denisowksi. Some points to remember when using this dictionary: You can download the dictionary data at the CEDICT website. For a off-line way to search the dictionary, please check out the CEL utility from Richard Warmington. When searching by Chinese you can tell the dictionary to find entries that start with the characters, end with the characters, or have the characters anywhere within the final word. When searching by pinyin, you must include a space between the different pinyin syllables. When searching by English, searches are not case sensitive. To search by radical/stroke order, please use my Character Dictionary.
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English to Chinese dictionary Examples and Help Example queries: hello, nihao, ni3hao3, 你好, rest*, zei*, *zei*, *茶, 英*公司, chinese *文, "to rest", bill -gates Pinyin words should be entered without spaces, either with or without tone numbers: ni3hao3 or nihao. The character ü can be entered as v instead. The asterisk character * can be used as a wildcard to match zero or more characters: rest* will match any word starting with rest, such as restaurant or restrain*文 will match any word ending with 文, such as 中文 or 英文b*g will match any word starting with b and ending with g, such as big or boring*中国* will match any word containing 中国, such as 传统中国医药 or 中国人民 Double quotes " " can be used to group search terms together: "to rest" will only match entries where to and rest directly follow eachother The minus symbol - can be used to find entries without a certain search term: bill -gates will only match entries matching bill but without gates p:you will only match entries with Mandarin pinyin you
AUE: The alt.usage.english Home Page This is the web site of the alt.usage.english newsgroup Here you'll find: Information about newsgroups in general and alt.usage.english in particular: our logo, our people, more, in About the alt.usage.english newsgroup. FAQs: We've got lots of them! The Introductory documents (mini-FAQs). Pronunciation is a big topic in alt.usage.english, but in newsgroups we can't use those fancy characters you see in dictionaries. Listen to the sounds of English from across the USA and around the world in the Audio Archive. The Links page has hundreds of categorised links to English usage and other interesting web sites. Another English usage site, that of the uk.culture.language.english newsgroup, is hosted here. If you're a regular visitor, you might like to look at What's New? If you know what you're looking for but not where to find it, try the English Usage Site Search facility, which searches this site and other English usage sites in one operation.
Help:IPA for English Throughout Wikipedia, the pronunciations of English words are conveyed by means of the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA); for a basic introduction to IPA, see Help:IPA/Introduction. In particular, the following tables list the relevant transcription for various English diaphonemes; for a more complete key, see Help:IPA, which includes sounds that do not occur in English. (If the IPA symbols are not displayed properly by your browser, then see the links at the bottom of this page.) If you feel it is necessary to add a pronunciation respelling using another convention, then please use the conventions of Wikipedia's pronunciation respelling key. Dialect variations This key accommodates standard General American, Received Pronunciation, Canadian English, South African English, Australian English, and New Zealand English pronunciations. Other words may have different vowels depending on the speaker. Key (Words in SMALL CAPITALS are the standard lexical sets. See also Notes External links
English verb Conjugation: modal verbs, irregular verbs, present, future, participle French › Level one lessons › People and things · Les gens et les choses By the end of this lesson, you should understand: Qu’est-ce que c’est ? C'est une colombe. Voici les deux garçons ! Grammar · Gender of nouns · Genre des noms In French, all nouns have a grammatical gender; that is, they are either masculine (m) or feminine (f). Most nouns that express people or animals have both a masculine and a feminine form. However, there are some nouns that talk about people or animals whose gender is fixed, regardless of the actual gender of the person or animal. The nouns that express things without an obvious gender (e.g., objects and abstract concepts) have only one form. (show ▼) Supplementary grammar · Common endings  Exceptions There are many exceptions to gender rules in French which can only be learned. Vocabulary · Example nouns  Vocabulary gallery Grammar · Articles  The definite article · L'article défini In English, the definite article is always the. In French, the definite article is changed depending on the noun's: /fil/ ).
French Phrases - Most Common French Phrases Take a look at this list to learn some of the most useful and common French phrases. Only the most common translation(s) are provided here, so please click the links for more detailed information about each phrase. à cause de because of, due toah bon (?) oh really? allons-y ! bien dans sa peau content, comfortable, at ease with oneselfbien entendu of course, obviouslybien sûr of courseblague à part seriously, all kidding asideBon anniversaire ! ça alors how about that, my goodnessça marche ok, that worksça m'est égal it's all the same to meça ne fait rien never mind, it doesn't matterça va (?) ce n'est pas grave it doesn't matter, no problemce n'est pas terrible it's not that greatcomme d'habitude, comme d'hab as usualun coup de fil phone callun coup d'œil glance, quick look d'ailleurs moreover, might I adddéjà vu already seende rien you're welcomede trop too much / manydis donc / dites donc wow, by the waydu coup as a resultdu jour au lendemain overnightdu tout not/none at all
Norwegian English: a fusion language English, we often hear, is the world’s first truly global language, spoken in more places by more people than any other language in history. Partly this is so, simply, because there are more people today than at any previous time and because more of the world is known than was in Antiquity. In the time of Alexander the Great, Greek was spoken by fewer than ten million individuals, none of whom would have known about the millions who spoke other languages in Asia, southern Africa, Polynesia, and North and South America. And partly English is global because of modern technology. Language is malleable But another part of the reason that English is global is that the language itself is malleable, shaped by the experiences of those who use it. Norway is such a place. A linguistic jazz riff But that doesn’t mean that Norwegians speak and write the same English that’s heard in any of these other places. Is that English or Norwegian? Lita Ready!
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