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2012-12-07 05:00:40

New Technology Changes the Field of Chinese Learning New York, NY (PRWEB) December 06, 2012 The independent and internationally recognized iF design awards, conferred annually by the iF International Forum Design, are announced at the end of each year. Since its introduction in 1953, each year the iF design awards reviews over thousands of entries from around the world and has become a sort of an Oscar award for excellent design. At the end of November, iF announced the winners of 2013 for...

2012-09-21 23:02:58

Mandarin Voice Helps to Teach Correct Pronunciation for Chinese Text Translation Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) September 21, 2012 NeoSpeech, a leader in text-to-speech (TTS) software and speech-enabled solutions, announced today that HanZi Reader, an iOS app that helps users learn to read Chinese characters and compound words, now integrates with the NeoSpeech TTS Mandarin voice, “Liang,” and is currently available as an In-App purchase at the Apple iTunes web portal. Users can now...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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