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Pronunciation Guide

The following is a very rough guide to the pronunciation of some of the Chinese terms used in the article. A question mark indicates a rising tone, an exclamation point a falling tone. (Caution: Some of the suggested English equivalents approximate the Chinese sounds only vaguely.) In the list below, the Chinese term is given first followed by the meaning in parentheses and the pronunciation in square brackets.

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