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
No Upcoming Airdates.
- KET: Monday, July 21, 2003 at 4:30 am EDT
- KET: Monday, October 21, 2002 at 4:00 am EDT
- KET: Friday, March 30, 2001 at 1:30 pm EST
First aired: Friday, March 30, 2001 (excluding any air dates prior to June 1999)