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No. It became a variant way earlier than that. There may well have been a document to that effect in 1995, but it would not have been anything new. It is well established that 劵 and 券 were two different seal scripts characters, as @HenryHO points out. However, according to Qing Dynasty linguist Tuan Yu-tsai's annotated version of Shuo-wen Chieh-Tzu: ...


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To me,中间could also means between(no more than 2) while it could also mean Among if you are talking about more than 2 objects. Like 我和他中间 is perfectly fine to use. But 中间 seems to emphasize on "right in the center between two objects". while 之间 just says "anywhere between two objets".


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I have finally managed to locate the document and the forum thread that lead me to it: http://www.china-language.gov.cn/wenziguifan/managed/003.htm User pts posted the best comments on the Skritter thread "刀/力 recognition" from November 2011: 1. 券 [quàn] means tickets or bonds. This one is easy. zdic.net defines 劵 [juàn] as 倦 (tired, exhausted). In ...


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I think there's a couple more important distinctions. 中间 is used for when talking about the physical location being in the center/between. ie. You would say: 箱子的中间有个人。 之间 is used when abstract things are in the center/between. This applies to things like numbers. ie. You would say: 我们之间没有爱。 Here's a specific example of how the two words have ...


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I'll just dump words, and put all data at the end to support my claims as much as I can. Mainland The most common input editor by far on the mainland is pinyin input. Sougou, Windows or Mac's native IME, google's IME (which had an incident of plagiarizing sougou's database), QQ Pinyin, Baidu pinyin etc. For people not satisfied by regular Quanyin (whole) ...


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Let me try to answer the Cantonese IME's available. I don't have official answer of which is the most popular ones because we use Changjie as well as Cantonese. I am listing the best ones, hopefully these are what people use most. Some of the best third party IMEs are: Cantonese Phonetic IME 廣東話拼音輸入法 - It has Jyutping, Sidney Lau, LSHK, and Yale ...


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I think the level are different. 他的确很帅 = He is very handsome, indeed. 他确实很帅 = He is very handsome, indeed. 他实在是帅 = How handsome he is!!!



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