Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Mandarin"

The meaning of "Mandarin" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does Mandarin mean?
A: 中国官方语言,即普通话
Q: What does Mandarin at moment mean?
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Synonyms of "Mandarin" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between Mandarin and Chinese and 普通話 and 華語 and 中文 ?
A: Chinese-中文
Mandarin-普通話

Mandarin is the official language of China.Chinese is the languages that are spoken in China, especially Mandarin.

But actually lots of different languages spoken in the country. For example, Cantonese or other dialects spoken in different areas.
Q: What is the difference between Mandarin and Tangerine ?
A: Mandarins are smaller and flatter.

A tangerine is on the left, a mandarin on the right.
Q: What is the difference between Mandarin Chinese and Simplified Chinese ?
A: In summary one is a way to speak Chinese, the other is a way to write it.

Mandarin Chinese is a dialect, such as Cantonese.
The standard Chinese you hear nowadays is based on Mandarin.

Simplified Chinese is a way to write Chinese. The other would be "Traditional Chinese".

•People from China & Singapore mostly speak "Mandarin Chinese" and write in "Simplified Chinese".
•Those from Taiwan speak "Mandarin Chinese" but write in "Traditional Chinese".
•People from Hong Kong speak "Cantonese" and write in "Traditional Chinese".
Q: What is the difference between Mandarin and Chinese ?
A: "Mandarin" is an English name for the official language of the PRC and Taiwan. "Chinese" also includes other dialects like Cantonese, Shanghainese and Hokkien.
Q: What is the difference between Mandarin and Chinese ?
A: Mandarin = 普通话. When we use the word "Chinese", we USUALLY also mean 普通话, but it can also be used to refer to all the Chinese languages/dialects collectively: 普通话、粤语、吴语、闽南语等

Translations of "Mandarin"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Mandarin
A: Mandarin
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Mandarin
A: standard chinese
or
(formerly) a chinese aristocrat

Other questions about "Mandarin"

Q: Please show me how to pronounce Mandarin.
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Q: Mandarin is one of the most difficult languages in many languages in the world. So I still have a lot of things to learn about Mandarin. At the moment, I have also been learning English at the same time as learning Mandarin. does this sound natural?
A: Mandarin is one of the most difficult languages in the world, so I still have a lot of things to learn about it. At the moment, I have also been learning English at the same time.
Q: Therefore, I started learning Mandarin at Sun yet-sen University in Kaohsiung.

My Mandarin skill is getting better through my Taiwanese life.

Currently, I have a lot of chances to speak Mandarin with my wife and son every day. So I believe that my Mandarin daily conversational level seems to be good. does this sound natural?
A: It would sound more natural to say "At the moment, I have many opportunities to speak Mandarin with my wife and son everyday. I believe my Mandarin daily conversational skills seem good."
Q: I used to study Mandarin way back when does this sound natural?
A: You could also say this for something a little more casual:

I studied Mandarin a while ago.
Q: Mandarin or Chinese, which is used more common in the UK or The US when you mean language that Chinese say?
A: a lot of people in England don't know the difference between mandarin and Chinese they just think that they would be the same, like when someone says "I speak mandarin" to us it's typical Chinese

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