廿 niàn twenty
Made up of [廾 gǒng
NoteTwo ten symbols combined to give twenty. Mainly reserved for use in day numbers within a month
Number of strokes 4
Using 廾 gǒng
: 开 kāi (begin) 异 yì (different)
Sounds same念 niàn (to read)
Different tone年 nián (year)
The illustrious Ming
It was during the Ming dynasty that China achieved many accomplishments: a vast fleet sailed the seas and made many dicoveries.; an encylopedia of the accumulated knowledge was distilled into 11,000 chapers; trade with America brought in new vegetables and cotton that were widely grown. Read More
The Song dynasty is a period of Chinese refinement and peace rather than military prowess. Great strides were taken in the creative arts and literature. Prosperity from the growing trade by sea rather than overland fueled the building of huge cities. The eventual conquest by the Mongol hordes brought the dynasty to a tragic close.
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