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I have a feeling you're reading too much into this and there's no equivalent in Chinese of such. It's mostly likely a slight witty aberration of the original expression.


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This is a very difficult question to answer, as while there are many pieces of research on the history of the Chinese language, there is no clear indication of which language was the official language (官話) of each of the 27-30 dynasties. However, the official language ought to be tied to the origin, where the force to create a new dynasty was originated. ...


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