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)
China had its own system of weights and measures
that were scaled in units of ten long before the French adopted the metric system in the late eighteenth century. When the Republic of China
was declared in 1912 the Chinese authorities aligned the traditional Chinese measures to the Metric system. The traditional measure of distance the 'li' 厘
is now defined as 500meters (which is 547 yards). Read More
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