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Ming dynasty

to forms of written Chinese based on the vernacular language (spoken Chinese), in contrast to Classical Chinese, the written standard (written language) used from the Spring and Autumn Period to the early twentieth century. "The centuries-old three-way opposition between classical written Chinese, vernacular written Chinese, and vernacular spoken Chinese represents an instance of diglossia." (Jacob Mey, ''Concise encyclopedia of pragmatics'', Elsevier, 1998:221


Qing dynasty

opposition between classical written Chinese, vernacular written Chinese, and vernacular spoken Chinese represents an instance of diglossia." (Jacob Mey, ''Concise encyclopedia of pragmatics'', Elsevier, 1998:221. ISBN 978-0-08-042992-2.) A written vernacular based on Mandarin Chinese was used in novels in the Ming (Ming dynasty) and Qing (Qing dynasty) dynasties, and later refined by intellectuals associated with the May Fourth Movement. Since the early 1920s, this modern


Cambodia

. dollar s into the local economy. As a result, the dollar has become the country's common currency. Riel notes are used for fractional dollar amounts as U.S. coins are not in circulation. The symbol is encoded in Unicode at . In the classical written and oral literature of many Asian cultures the lotus is present in figurative form, representing elegance, beauty, perfection, purity and grace, being often used


Sri Lanka

and Ground Mint Sambol. In the classical written and oral literature of many Asian cultures the lotus is present in figurative form, representing elegance, beauty, perfection, purity and grace, being often used in poems and songs as an allegory for ideal feminine attributes. In Sanskrit the word lotus (''padma'' पद्म) has many synonyms. Since the lotus thrives in water, ''ja'' (denoting birth) is added to synonyms of water to derive some synonyms for the lotus, like ''ambuja'' (ambu water


Indonesia

. In the classical written and oral literature of many Asian cultures the lotus is present in figurative form, representing elegance, beauty, perfection, purity and grace, being often used in poems and songs as an allegory for ideal feminine attributes. In Sanskrit the word lotus (''padma'' पद्म) has many synonyms. Since the lotus thrives in water, ''ja'' (denoting birth) is added to synonyms of water to derive some synonyms for the lotus, like ''ambuja'' (ambu water + ja born


Singapore

, in contrast to Classical Chinese, the written standard (written language) used from the Spring and Autumn Period to the early twentieth century. "The centuries-old three-way opposition between classical written Chinese, vernacular written Chinese, and vernacular spoken Chinese represents an instance of diglossia." (Jacob Mey, ''Concise encyclopedia of pragmatics'', Elsevier, 1998:221. ISBN 978-0-08-042992-2.) A written vernacular based on Mandarin


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