Basic data:

Region: China, Taiwan, Singapore, and overseas communities

Native Speakers: 920 million total speakers

Family:  Sino-Tibetan > Sinitic > Mandarin

Official language in 3 countries


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Getting Started with Chinese

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Chinese Phrases and Words

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Chinese Greetings

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Chinese Resources

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Counting in Chinese

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Chinese Culture & Fun

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55 Chinese Proverbs, Sayings and Quotes

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Relationships & Feelings in Chinese

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Other Important Chinese Vocab

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Chinese Writing, Characters, and Pronunciation

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