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小故事 – 故事大全 (Online short stories and other texts)

This site hosts a very large number of short stories and other texts, sorted into different categories. These are of course written by native speakers for native speakers, but the reduced length ma... Read more.

xigushi.com

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Advanced Reading Resource-collections Literature Simplified-Characters

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Olle Linge 27 days

百度百科 (Internet encypclopedia)

百度百科 is a collaborative encyclopedia that covers a huge range of topics, sometimes with surprising quality, even including video and in-depth discussions of topics. When searching for various thing... Read more.

baike.baidu.com

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Advanced Reading Resource-collections Simplified-Characters Text Web

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Olle Linge 27 days

十万个为什么 (10why.net)

This site is provided by 科普中国, and as the name implies, it answers why questions about everything from aliens to economics. The articles are of varying length and while there aren’t literally 10,00... Read more.

10why.net

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Advanced Reading Resource-collections Science-and-technology Simplified-Characters Web

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Olle Linge 28 days

Readibu (app for reading web novels)

Readibu is an app that allows you to find and read novels on your phone (iOS and Android). They don’t create the content themselves, but rather connect with various online sites that offer stories ... Read more.

readibu.com

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Advanced Intermediate Reading Resource-collections Tools-and-Apps Android Book iOS Simplified-Characters Web

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Olle Linge 28 days

Chinese Tools - 40 lessons

As the name implies, Chinese Tools is mostly about tools for learners and teachers, but they also have 40 lessons for beginner students of Chinese. This is not reading practice in the sense of most... Read more.

chinese-tools.com

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Olle Linge 29 days

Yes! Chinese (中文天下)

This site features a wide variety of texts for beginners and intermediate learners, loosely graded by HSK level. They are written by different authors and the style and difficulty varies greatly. O... Read more.

yes-chinese.com

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Olle Linge 29 days

Chinese at Ease

Chinese at East has around 60 texts available for free for beginners and intermediate learners. Compared to other resources, the interface is not very fancy and only consists of Chinese characters,... Read more.

chinese-at-ease.com

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Olle Linge 30 days

M Mandarin (漫中文)

This is an app for iOS and Android which has a lot of content, much of it in the form of comics. You can also find the text for each comic separately, but not all the content is free. It’s a little... Read more.

funnybean.com

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Beginner Intermediate Reading Resource-collections Tools-and-Apps Android iOS Mobile Simplified-Characters

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Olle Linge about 1 month

Chinese Reading and Comprehension (HSKreading.com)

This website contains around more than a hundred short texts for beginners and intermediate learners, many of them related to China or Chinese culture. While the levels aren't very accurate (most t... Read more.

hskreading.com

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Olle Linge about 1 month

Mandarin Bean: Learn and Practice Chinese

Mandarin Bean offers a large number of texts for beginner and intermediate students that come with a recording, Pinyin you can toggle on and off, as well as a pop-up dictionary that shows you meani... Read more.

mandarinbean.com

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Beginner Intermediate Listening Reading Resource-collections Audio Simplified-Characters

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Olle Linge about 1 month

现代汉语通用字笔顺规范电子书 (PRC authoritative stroke order for 7,000 Chinese characters)

This is a digital version of the official authoritative stroke order standard used in China. It is sorted by stroke and is not searchable, so it's a bit hard to use. Thus, other resources will ofte... Read more.

yuke.blcu.edu.cn

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Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Resource-highlights Book Dictionary Handwriting Simplified-Characters Web

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Olle Linge about 2 months

中英對照香港學校中文學習基礎字詞 (Lexical Items with English Explanations for Fundamental Chinese Learning in Hong Kong Schools)

An official website from Hong Kong's Education Bureau, showing basic information about characters and words, accessed through a variation of input methods (typing, radical look-up, Pinyin, Cantones... Read more.

edbchinese.hk

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Cantonese Dictionary Handwriting Traditional-Characters Web

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Olle Linge about 2 months

Traditional Chinese Psycholinguistic Database

This website provides a large-scale psycholinguistic norm of 3,314 Traditional Chinese characters along with their naming latencies collected from 140 Chinese speakers. Several variables are gi... Read more.

ball.ling.sinica.edu.tw

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Olle Linge about 2 months

My best advice on how to learn Chinese characters (Hacking Chinese)

This is an overview of how to learn Chinese characters, including understanding how they work, how to learn to read and write them, as well as how to remember the characters you have learnt. Tools ... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Resource-collections Characters Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters

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Olle Linge about 2 months

My Graph Paper (图形方格纸)

With this handy tool, you can create highly configurable graph paper for practising writing Chinese characters (and many other things). The tool is free to use and offers a large number of settings... Read more.

mygraphpaper.com

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Olle Linge 3 months

故事 FM (Story-Telling Podcast)

This podcast is rather popular in China and covers a wide range of topics, including things that typically aren't covered in learner podcasts (this is produced for native speakers). The criteria fo... Read more.

storyfm.cn

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Olle Linge 3 months

How many Chinese characters do you know? (WordSwing)

This is a simple tool that gauges how many Chinese characters you know. Since it's built on self-grading, you can yourself decide how you want to take the test. Do you want to check how many charac... Read more.

wordswing.com

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Olle Linge 3 months

汉语识字量测试 (Chinese character recognition test)

This test estimates your character knowledge in Chinese, mixing a number of different questions. I got 5772 which is probably a little bit high, but in the right ball park. It should be mentioned t... Read more.

arealme.cn

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Olle Linge 3 months

Graded Watching for advanced Chinese learners (vocabulary lists and difficulty rating for TV shows and movies)

"Graded Watching makes watching TV series more approachable for Chinese learners by offering a list of Chinese TV shows on Netflix and Youtube sorted by difficulty, along with a vocabulary list for... Read more.

jiong3.com

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Advanced Intermediate Listening Vocabulary Resource-collections TV Video Web

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Olle Linge 4 months

Podcast | Hacking Chinese

The Hacking Chinese podcast is about how to learn Mandarin, with in-depth discussions about how to approach challenges, solve problems and get the most out of your learning. Many episodes are recor... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Language-learning Information-and-Advice Resource-collections Audio Web

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Olle Linge 5 months

開放中文轉換 (Open Chinese Convert, OpenCC)

Open Chinese Convert (OpenCC, 開放中文轉換) is an opensource project for conversions between Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese and Japanese Kanji (Shinjitai). It supports character-level and phrase... Read more.

opencc.byvoid.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Reading Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Characters Online-Tool Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters Web

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Olle Linge 5 months

書法字典/书法字典 (Online calligraphy dictionary)

This website allows you to enter Chinese characters (simplified or traditional) to search for calligraphy references. A range of different examples of the character in question is shown (depending ... Read more.

9610.com

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Olle Linge 6 months

HSK 3.0 vocabulary list

This is a text file containing all the vocabulary for the new version of the HSK 3.0. Please note that this is not an official list and that it was created based on vocabulary in a book (汉语国际教育用词语声... Read more.

dropbox.com

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Olle Linge 6 months

國語文教育叢書第十九:常用國字辨似

This site (originally a book) explains the difference between commonly mixed up (traditional) characters, published by Taiwan's Ministry of Education. As it says in the introduction, the main purpo... Read more.

language.moe.gov.tw

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Olle Linge 6 months

看剧学汉语 (Discord Server)

看剧学汉语 is a community on Discord, gathering more than a thousand members, both native speakers and learners. While 看剧 (as in "watch TV series) is part of the name, the server also covers lots of oth... Read more.

discord.gg

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate General Social-learning Mobile TV Web

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Olle Linge 6 months

Hack Chinese - SRS platform for learning Chinese vocabulary online

Hack Chinese is an online tool that aims to solve one of the most pressing challenges faced by Chinese learners: memorizing vocabulary. It caters to non-beginner students who want to reach a high l... Read more.

hackchinese.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Tools-and-Apps Characters Online-Tool Paid SRS Web

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Dariya 6 months

Outlier Linguistics Chinese Character Dictionary and Masterclass

Outlier Linguistics provide a number high-quality resources for learning Chinese characters. All serious students should check out their dictionary, which is by far the easiest way to access reliab... Read more.

outlier-linguistics.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Courses-and-textbooks Information-and-Advice Tools-and-Apps Audio Course Dictionary Mobile Paid Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters Video Web

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Olle Linge 8 months

李永乐老师 (Chinese Science teacher on YouTube)

李永乐 is a science teacher who has published a large number of science lectures/lessons on YouTube. Each lesson covers a specific topic, some harder than others, but all aimed at native speakers. You... Read more.

youtube.com

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Olle Linge 8 months

All the resources you need to learn and teach Chinese stroke order | Hacking Chinese

Stroke order for Chinese characters is something most beginners struggle with to begin with, but it's also a problem that quickly fades away over time. This article collects all the resources you n... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

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Beginner Vocabulary Writing Resource-collections Characters Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters

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Olle Linge 8 months

自定义汉字田字格带笔顺的写字(宝宝学习) (Stroke order worksheet generator)

This tool allows you to enter a maximum of nine characters and will then spit out a printable and downloadable PDF file that shows stroke orders above squares where you can write the characters, wi... Read more.

baobaoxuexi.com

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Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Writing Tools-and-Apps Characters Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters

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Olle Linge 9 months

田字格字帖生成器 (Chinese Characters Stroke Order Worksheet Creator)

This is a web tool that generates practice sheets for Chinese characters, including stroke order. The interface in entirely in Chinese, but the service is free and requires no log-in. To get stroke... Read more.

an2.net

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Olle Linge 9 months

HSK level - Online Chinese level test

Test your Mandarin Chinese vocabulary level in a few minutes. Get a an estimate of your HSK level, keep track of your progress to get to the next level! Read more.

hsklevel.com

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Frapy 9 months

The Chinese Language Institute (CLI)

The Chinese Language Institute (CLI) offers free Mandarin learning resources in the form of articles on a variety of topics including Chinese characters, Chinese grammar and chengyu. They also offe... Read more.

studycli.org

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Beginner Intermediate General Courses-and-textbooks Resource-collections Blog Course

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AnneM 9 months

OptiLingo Language Learning (Chinese)

Description provided by OptiLingo (I have not yet tried this service myself): "OptiLingo is a hands-free language learning app that prioritizes learning Chinese through speaking rather than typi... Read more.

optilingo.com

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Beginner Listening Speaking Courses-and-textbooks Tools-and-Apps Audio Paid

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Olle Linge 9 months

maayot • Bite-size daily Chinese Mandarin stories to your inbox

maayot is a chinese mandarin graded reader to receive on a daily basis a story with rather engaging content. New stories are received directly by email. On click of a character in the story, it ope... Read more.

maayot.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Chinese-in-context Listening Reading Tools-and-Apps

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fluencyyy 9 months

A Chinese Typewriter in Silicon Valley: What 150 Years of Chinese Information Technology Can Teach the Alphabetic World

This is a presentation by Thomas S. Mullaney about Chinese typewriters through history. In the digital age, typing in Chinese is easier than it has ever been, but how did the Chinese typewrite evol... Read more.

youtu.be

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Living-in-Chinese Information-and-Advice Audio Research Simplified-Characters Video

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Olle Linge 10 months

Learn Chinese Club (YouTube videos)

This simple website lists recent YouTube videos teaching Chinese. It's an awesome resource both to keep track of what's being posted and to find new content creators on YouTube. Most of these are f... Read more.

videos.learnchinese.club

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Olle Linge 12 months

XKCD中文站:一个关于浪漫、隐喻、数字、以及语言的线上漫画

This is an unofficial translation of one of my favourite web comics, indeed the only one I follow. In addition to translating each strip, there are also notes for better understanding, especially w... Read more.

xkcd.in

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Advanced Reading Resource-collections Parallel-texts Simplified-Characters Text Web

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Olle Linge about 1 year

Chinese Grammar Wiki Study Deck (Anki)

This is an Anki deck based on AllSet Learning's Chinese Grammar Wiki. The content has been adapted to fit the flashcard format, including cards such as "Is this grammatically correct?", testing if... Read more.

ankiweb.net

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Olle Linge over 1 year

Handwriting samples for the HSK curriculum

This resource presents something fairly unique: handwriting samples from a famous calligrapher (田英章) for all characters in HSK, sorted by level. This includes both regular script (楷书) and semi-curs... Read more.

edsko.net

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Olle Linge over 1 year

语料库在线 (chcorpus.org)

This is an online and easy to use corpus for Chinese. Choose between modern and classical Chinese (the link goes to modern Chinese, as I assume that that is what most people are after). Enter your ... Read more.

corpus.zhonghuayuwen.org

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Olle Linge over 1 year

Wǒ ài pīnyīn!

This is a very in-depth article about how Pinyin is written, focusing mainly on the letters used, the typeface, arrangement on the page, and so on. It probably contains more about this topic than y... Read more.

thetype.com

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Olle Linge over 1 year

Non-fiction book summaries written in easier to understand Chinese (with audio)

I've taken some book summaries of interesting non-fiction books, rewritten them into simple English and had them translated into Chinese. This way, the vocabulary and grammar will be easier to unde... Read more.

alllanguageresources.com

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Nick Dahlhoff over 1 year

Mandarin Syllable Frequency Counts for Chinese Characters

This list contains syllable frequency, listing each syllable, with Pinyin and Zhuyin, as well as a sample character. It’s not sorted in order of frequency, but the frequency data is there. Also, pl... Read more.

technology.chtsai.org

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Olle Linge almost 2 years

Frequency and Stroke Counts of Chinese Characters: Sorted by Frequency

This is a frequency list that also lists the number of strokes for each character. Not sure why this would be useful, but there are probably some applications. [The same data is also available in a... Read more.

technology.chtsai.org

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Olle Linge almost 2 years

Chinese Character Phonetic Sets (HanziCraft)

This list contains phonetic components, sorted by how regular they are, i.e. characters that all sound exactly like their phonetic components are grouped together, and so on. Most students graduall... Read more.

hanzicraft.com

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Olle Linge almost 2 years

Classical Chinese Character Frequency List (古汉语单字频率列表)

Character frequencies for Classical Chinese (i.e. not based on texts). This resource was discussed in this article: [The most common Chinese words, characters and components for language learner... Read more.

lingua.mtsu.edu

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Olle Linge almost 2 years

Modern Chinese Character Frequency List (现代汉语单字频率列表)

This list from 2005 is based on written Chinese (both fiction and non-fiction). It contains 10,000 simplified characters, with Pinyin and definition. The same data is also available as two separate... Read more.

lingua.mtsu.edu

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Olle Linge almost 2 years

Chinese Character Frequency List (HanziCraft)

Around 6,000 simplified characters without definition or Pinyin, but with clickable links to more information about each character. Not specified what data this list is based on. This resource w... Read more.

hanzicraft.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Characters Simplified-Characters

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Olle Linge almost 2 years

University of Leeds: Internet Word Frequencies

This frequency list is based on the Leeds corpus of internet Chinese (90 million tokens from 2005). Simplified characters with no frills. You can [search the corpus directly online](http://corpus.l... Read more.

corpus.leeds.ac.uk

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Characters Simplified-Characters

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Olle Linge almost 2 years

BLCU balanced corpus frequency lists

These lists are based on a ridiculous 15 billion (simplified) character corpus, composed of news, literature, blogs and much more. It is probably the biggest, most comprehensive dataset available. ... Read more.

bcc.blcu.edu.cn

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Characters Simplified-Characters

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Olle Linge almost 2 years

K-5 Word Frequency Dictionary for Chinese L2 Learners

This list is somewhat unique in that it draws on materials for people who learn Chinese as a second language, i.e. textbooks, graded readers and so on (read more about the methodology [here](http:/... Read more.

mandarininstitute.org

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Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Characters Online-Tool Simplified-Characters

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Olle Linge almost 2 years

SUBTLEX-CH: Chinese Word and Character Frequencies Based on Film Subtitles.

This list is based on Chinese movie subtitles and is thus as close to natural spoken language as you can get. 100,000 simplified words without definition or Pinyin, You will find some 这个 and 不能, bu... Read more.

crr.ugent.be

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Characters Simplified-Characters

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Olle Linge almost 2 years

听故事学中文 (Learning Chinese through Stories)

This podcast is mostly free and offers podcasts entirely in Chinese, as opposed to many other podcasts which sometimes are more in English than Chinese. I particularly like that they have split the... Read more.

learningchinesethroughstories.com

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Olle Linge about 2 years