p’u-t’ung hua

[ poo-tuhng-hwah ]
/ ˈpuˈtʌŋˈʰwɑ /

noun


Nearby words

  1. pôrto velho,
  2. público,
  3. púcán,
  4. pārvatī,
  5. płock,
  6. q,
  7. q & a,
  8. q and a,
  9. q clearance,
  10. q factor

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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