普通話

See also: 普通话

ChineseEdit

 
spoken words; speech; dialect
spoken words; speech; dialect; language; talk; conversation; what someone said
trad. (普通話) 普通
simp. (普通话) 普通
 
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普通話

  1. common language
  2. (chiefly Mainland China, recently in Hong Kong) Standard Mandarin Chinese; standard Chinese
    標準普通話标准普通话  ―  biāozhǔn de pǔtōnghuà  ―  standard Mandarin
    普通話普通话  ―  Nǐ huì shuō pǔtōnghuà ma?  ―  Can you speak Mandarin?
    方言學校普通話 [MSC, trad.]
    方言学校普通话 [MSC, simp.]
    Tā zài jiā shuō fāngyán, zài xuéxiào shuō pǔtōnghuà. [Pinyin]
    He speaks the local dialect at home and Standard Mandarin at school.
  3. (usually in contrast with 國語国语 (guóyǔ, “Taiwanese Mandarin”)) mainland Chinese Mandarin; Putonghua

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Sino-Xenic (普通話):
  • English: p'u-t'ung-hua, Putonghua

  • JapaneseEdit

    Kanji in this term

    Grade: S
    つう
    Grade: 2

    Grade: 2
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    EtymologyEdit

    From Chinese 普通話普通话 (pǔtōnghuà, literally “common speech”).

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    ()(つう)() (futsūwa

    1. (uncommon, scholarly) Putonghua; Standard Mandarin

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    普通話 (botonghwa) (hangeul 보통화)

    1. Hanja form? of 보통화 (Mandarin, Putonghua).

    VietnameseEdit

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    普通話

    1. chữ Hán form of phổ thông thoại (Mandarin, Putonghua).