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pai-hua

[bahyhwah] /ˈbaɪhwɑ/
noun
1.
a colloquial form of written Chinese based on the spoken language, in use especially since 1917.
Compare wen-yen.
Origin of pai-hua
< Chinese báihuà, equivalent to bái plain, pure, white + huà word, talk
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