Chinese, Mandarincmn

Subject areas for this language


Language Features

Alternate names
Beifang Fangyan, Beijinghua, Mandarin, Northern Chinese, Standard Chinese, Zhongguohua, Tayok, Hoton, Hui, Hui-Zu, Hytad, Khoton, Qotong, Xui
Huabei Guanhua, Jinghuai Guanhua, Xibei Guanhua, Xinan Guanhua, Kokang, Ho, Taibei Mandarin (Eastern Mandarin, Jiangxia Guanhua, Lower Yangtze Mandarin, Northern Mandarin, Northwestern Mandarin, Southwestern Mandarin, Kokant, Cin Haw, Haw, Hui, Hui-Tze, Hwei, Panghse, Pantha, Panthe, Pathee, Western Mandarin, Yunnanese)
Included in macrolanguage
Chinese [zho]
OpenType tag

Information from ISO 639-3 and the  Ethnologue. Only a limited amount is shown here. For more detail consult the  Ethnologue entry for Chinese, Mandarin.

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Freelang Font Directory Fonts & Keyboards
Keyboard for Windows installation Sources & References
Keyman Desktop keyboards for Chinese, Mandarin Fonts & Keyboards
KeymanWeb keyboard for Chinese, Mandarin Fonts & Keyboards
Lexilogos Data Conversion Sorting & Analysis
Lexilogos Online Keyboard Fonts & Keyboards
TeX font for CJK scripts Fonts & Keyboards


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Sources for this language

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Title Type
Ethnologue entry for Mandarin Chinese - Ethnologue web page
Glottolog entry for Mandarin Chinese - Glottolog/Langdoc web page
Interword spacing effects on reading Mandarin Chinese as a second language journal article
ISO 639-3 page for Mandarin Chinese - ISO 639-3 web page
Mandarin Chinese compounds, their representation, and processing in the visual modality journal article
MultiTree entry for Mandarin Chinese - MultiTree: A Digital Library of Language Relationships web page
OLAC resources for Mandarin Chinese - Open Language Archives Community web page
SIL Archive for Mandarin Chinese - SIL Language and Culture Archives web page
Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Mandarin Chinese (Simplified) - Unicode - UDHR web page
Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Mandarin Chinese (Traditional) - Unicode - UDHR web page


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