p’u-t’ung hua

[ poo-tuhng-hwah ]
/ ˈpuˈtʌŋˈʰwɑ /

noun

Definition for p'u-t'ung hua (2 of 2)

Putonghua

or p’u-t’ung hua

[ poo-tuhng-hwah ]
/ ˈpuˈtʌŋˈʰwɑ /

noun

the form of Chinese, based on the Beijing dialect of Mandarin, adopted as the official national language of China.

Also called Kuo-yü.
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