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Episode description: Reflects on several aspects of the modern Chinese language, including the divergence of modern East Asian dialects, the difficulties of translation, and the strengths and weaknesses of a tonal language with a pictographic writing system. [cc]

Rating: [TV-G] (General Audience)

Series Information: The Celestial Empire

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First aired: Friday, March 30, 2001 (excluding any air dates prior to June 1999)

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