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flowery; flourishing; magnificent; your; grey; corona; time; essence; China; Chinese; name of a mountain
 
speech; language; dialect; tell to
trad. (華語)
simp. (华语)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

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?

Usage notesEdit

SynonymsEdit

Dialectal synonyms of 普通話 (“Modern Standard Chinese; Putonghua”) [map]
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, 普語
Hong Kong 國語, 普通話
Nanning 普通話
Hakka Miaoli (N. Sixian) 華語
Liudui (S. Sixian) 華語
Hsinchu (Hailu) 華語
Dongshi (Dabu) 華語
Hsinchu (Raoping) 華語
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 華語
Min Dong Fuzhou 普通話
Min Nan Xiamen 普通話
Quanzhou 普通話
Zhangzhou 普通話
Taipei 國語, 華語
Penang 唐人話
Singapore 華語
Philippines (Manila) 華語, 國語, 普通話
Wu Shanghai 普通閒話
Suzhou 普通閒話

See alsoEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: S

Grade: 2
on’yomi

NounEdit

華語 (hiragana かご, rōmaji kago)

  1. (uncommon) the (standard) Chinese language, Mandarin
    台湾華語 (たいわんかご)
    Taiwan kago
    Taiwanese Mandarin

SynonymsEdit


KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

華語 (hwa-eo) (hangeul 화어)

  1. Hanja form? of 화어 (Chinese language).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

NounEdit

華語

  1. Hán tự form of Hoa ngữ (Chinese language).