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Taiwanese Complexities

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Judy Heflin delves into the complexities of the Chinese dialect or topolect spoken in the former Formosa or ‘beautiful island’According to the 2015 edition of Ethnologue: Languages of the World, there are a total of 1.38 billion Chinese speakers in the world. However, despite the Chinese government pushing to establish a unified standardization, many variants of the language can...