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  Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Yue (peoples)
Throughout the Han Dynasty period two groups of Yue were identified, that of the Nan-Yue in the far south, who lived mainly in the area of Guangdong, Guangxi, and Vietnam; and that of the Min-Yue who lay to the northeast, centred on the Min River in modern Fujian.
While most Yue peoples were eventually assimilated into Han Chinese culture, the Vietnamese people retained their ethnic identity and eventually broke free from Chinese rule in the 10th century.
The former is used to refer to the original territory of the Yue Kingdom, the area of northern Zhejiang and Shanghai, especially the areas around Shaoxing and Ningbo.
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 yue - Article and Reference from OnPedia.com
Yue, a subdivision of spoken Chinese spoken in Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Hong Kong, and Macau.
The Yue peoples, a collection of ancient peoples in coastal southern China.
Yue is a character in the anime and manga Cardcaptor Sakura
www.onpedia.com /encyclopedia/yue   (152 words)

 Yue (peoples) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Likewise, the "Viet" in "Vietnam" (literally, "south of Viet") is a cognate of the "Yue".
The languages of the ancient states of Wu and Yue form the basis the modern Wu language and to some extent the Min languages of Fujian.
Yue language (粵語) is a subdivision of the Chinese language popularly called "Cantonese".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Yue_(peoples)   (1150 words)

 Qwika - Vietnam
They are concentrated largely in the alluvial deltas and in the coastal plains and have little in common with the minority peoples of the highlands, whom they have historically regarded as hostile and barbaric.
The Thai people of Thailand speak languages belonging to the Lao-Phutai branch of the Southwestern Tai subgroup, while the "Thái" of Vietnam speak languages belonging to the East Central branch of the Southwestern Tai subgroup.
Most of them are descendants of Vietnamese people mixed with either early French settlers or white American soldiers and personnel (or both), during the colonial period and Vietnam War.
wikipedia.qwika.com /wiki/Vietnam   (3037 words)

 Zhejiang -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-03)
Instead it was populated by peoples collectively known as the Yue, such as the Dongyue and the Ouyue.
Starting from the Spring and Autumn Period, a state of Yue emerged in northern Zhejiang that was heavily influenced by Chinese civilization further north, and under King Goujian of Yue it reached its zenith and was able to wipe out, in 473 BC, the state of Wu further north, a major power at the time.
People from Zhejiang are stereotyped to be characters with a poor grasp of Standard Mandarin but an incredible inclination for entrepreneurship and hard work.
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 Yue Summary
Yuehua, or "Yue speech," is a more formal name given by linguists to the Cantonese language, particularly when they are referring to all of the many related subdialects and not just to the standard Cantonese that is centered on the cities of Guangzhou and Hong Kong.
Guangdong and Guangxi are often referred to as the liang guang, or the "two Guangs"; as liang yue, the "two yue"; or as Lingnan, which means "south of the mountain range." Strictly speaking, the term Cantonese refers only to one subdialect of Yuehua, the vernacular spoken in the city of Guangzhou (Canton).
Yue Ayase in the anime and manga Mahou Sensei Negima
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The Yue peoples were neighbors of the Zhou and the state of Yue (sometimes referred to as Gu Yue [Ancient Yue] to differentiate it from later Yue polities) was one of the feudal states of the Spring and Autumn period (770 B.C.-475 B.C.).
The characteristic bronze-age Dongsonian culture of northern Vietnam was of the Yue people known as the Luo Yue or locally in Vietnamese as the Lac Viet.
The Yue of the southeast interior, while they clearly belonged in the Neolithic era more to the southwestern interior than to the northern coastal Yue cultural complex, were nonetheless exposed by virtue of the relatively easy communications of the region to influences from the coastal region, both northern and southern.
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 Western Han Dynasty   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-03)
Few people, however, had the financial means to run mines or mint coins however, and a class of rich "capitalists" emerged to exploit these opportunities, so while the overall wealth of society grew, the gap between rich and poor grew even faster.
The Han dynasty, after which the members of the ethnic majority in China, the "people of Han," are named, was notable also for their technological advances which also marked the period.
Convinced that people stepped in Confucian philosophy would make the most honest and moral of officials, these Emperors recruited future officials through a system of examinations that tested their competency in Confucian philosophy.
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The central government of the ROC was forced to retreat to the island of Taiwan.
The People's Republic of China is officially secular and atheist but it does allow personal religion or supervised religious organization.
Some classical scholars, however, were noted for their daring depictions of the lives of the common people, often to the displeasure of authorities.
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 Han Chinese - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-03)
The term "Chinese people" itself is not specific to the Han Chinese and may refer to people of Chinese nationality.
For example, during the Shang Dynasty people of the Wu area, in the Yangtze River Delta, was considered a "barbarian" tribe.
The people in the Wu area today speak the Wu dialects, which are part of the Chinese language family but are mutually unintelligible with other Chinese languages/dialects, and do not see themselves as a separate ethnic group.
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 Yue : search word
* Yue, a subdivision of spoken Chinese spoken in Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Hong Kong, and Macau.
* The Yue peoples, a collection of ancient peoples in coastal southern China.
In 1898 Germany secured a lease of fortified and where she proceeded to develop a port with the.
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 Vietnam - HISTORY
The period from the twelfth century to the eighteenth century was marked by warfare with both the Cham and Khmer, the peoples of the Indianized kingdoms of Champa and Cambodia, who controlled lands in the Vietnamese line of march to the south.
The Vietnamese people represent a fusion of races, languages, and cultures, the elements of which are still being sorted out by ethnologists, linguists, and archaeologists.
Viet (Yue) was the term applied by the Chinese to the various peoples on the southern fringes of the Han empire, including the people of the Red River Delta.
www.mongabay.com /reference/country_studies/vietnam/HISTORY.html   (19388 words)

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its very boring i recommend yue people to not come and live here hehe but it would be nice if some one comes and vistes me hehe..
yue people should try but it is very fattaning i think...
okie are yue guys getting tried of reasing eheh ima sorrie i wanted to like typed alot eheh well at the moment ima like kind of tried of typing now but lookie look ima almost done hehe...
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 Chinese Prehistory -- Political, Social, Cultural, Historical Analysis Of China
Liu Qiyu pointed out that the Xia people to the west had adopted the ancient 'concubine inheritance system', i.e., the successors of nobles or lords would take over the concubines and wives of their fathers and brothers instead of forcing those women to be buried alive with their late husbands.
Wang Guowei speculated that Yuezhi people, after their defeat in the hands of Huns, fled to Bactria to found a similar 'xia' kingdom and that even the later 'Tu-huo-luo' kingdom of Afghanistan could be a mutation of the ancient pronunciation for 'da xia'.
Their affinity with continental Yi people would probably be shown in the fact that the ancient Koreans knew the water route and the back door to the Shandong peninsula, across the Bohai Bay, similar to the Japanese pirates who knew the secrets of navigating along the Chinese coasts.
www.republicanchina.org /Prehistory.html   (11593 words)

 Wu (linguistics) Summary
An estimated 85 million people, living predominantly in the provincial-level municipality of Shanghai as well as in the Zhejiang and Jiangsu Provinces in China, speak the various dialects of Wu.
The Wu people are also different from other Chinese in that they would not usually describe their subethnic identities in terms of their province of origin.
Unlike the Yue, Hakka, and Min people to the south, the Wu people did not join the modern migration of Chinese abroad on any major scale, and Wu speakers have only a minor representation in the overseas Chinese population.
www.bookrags.com /Wu_(linguistics)   (2335 words)

However, the People's Republic of China considers Taiwan a "renegade province" and does not recognize the Republic of China (Taiwan).
During the period of division after the fall of the Han Dynasty, the term Zhongguo was subjected to transformation as a result of the surge of nomadic peoples from the northern frontier.
This is in contrast to the demographics of religion in the Republic of China (Taiwan) which was not affected by the Cultural Revolution in the People's Republic of China.
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 Session 64   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-03)
The papers in this panel examine the geographical and cultural region of Yue, or Viet, during the Song and Qing dynasties from a variety of historical perspectives.
In addition it grounds the territorial history of Guangnan West in that of the realm as a whole, and illuminates the then dominant ideology of territory in which jurisdictions, not fixed in time and place, were established and abolished in accord with political exigencies.
In Praise of Yue: "Localist" Poetry Exercises at the Xuehaitang and the Literary Agenda of Ruan Yuan
www.aasianst.org /absts/1999abst/china/c-64.htm   (1189 words)

 Vietnamese - Political, Social, Cultural, Historical Analysis Of China -- Research Into Origins Of Huns, Uygurs, ...
While ancient records repeatedly claimed that Wa Japanese were the descendants of Tai-bo, the Yue people, who derived from the grandson of Lord Yu's Xia people, would spread across southeastern and southern Chinese coasts as the Yue people.
Zhan Quanyou cited one school of thought: the people dwelling to the west and northwest of Yunnan Prov, i.e., Tibetans, Yi-zu, Bai-zu, Hani-zu, Naxi-zu, Lisu-zu, and Lahu-zu, all belonged to the descendants of ancient Di-Qiang people linguistically, i.e., the Tibetan branch and Yi-zu branch of the Tibeto-Burman language family.
The Tibeto-Burman branch consists of 2-300 languages spoken primarily in the uplands of Inner, South, and Southeast Asia, and could be found from Sichuan and Qinghai in the north to the southern extremity of Myanmar (Burma), northwestern Vietnam, and northern Pakistan in the west.
www.republicanchina.org /vietnamese.htm   (12016 words)

 Zazizam.com : Education - Vietnam   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-03)
During the French colonial period, Quốc ngữ, the romanized Vietnamese alphabet representation of spoken Vietnamese, became popular and brought literacy to the masses.Due to Vietnam's long association with China, Vietnamese culture remains strongly Confucian with its emphasis on familial duty.
Historically, passing the imperial Mandarin exams was the only means for Vietnamese people to socially advance themselves.The majority of Vietnamese are adherents to Mahayana Buddhism, influenced by Confucianism and Daoism, and with a strong emphasis on ancestor worship.
Others say that the Vietnamese' second religion is superstition and fatalism, brought on by the decades of war.Vietnam's cuisine and music have three distinct flavors, related to Vietnam's three regions: Bắc or North, Trung or Central, and Nam or South.
www.zazizam.com /content/education/v/Vietnam.php   (2436 words)

 Why are there no antiMongolian protests
Yi people, i.e., originally meant for the people to the east, did not carry the directional denotion but for sure played the role of at least 50% influence in prehistoric China.
Chen Shou also recorded that the people in the state of Chenhan (Chinhan) claimed that their ancestors came from China's Qin Dynasty (221-206 BC) and they were allocated the land to the east of Mahan State.
Chenhan's language was different from Mahan, their people called their state by a Chinese name of "bang" (the same character as the first name of Han First Emperor Liu Bang), and they looked resembling to the Qin Chinese in clothing style.
www.jucee.org /japan/Why-are-there-no-antiMongolian-protests.html   (10733 words)

 Brujula.Net - Your Latin Stating Point   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-03)
Guangdong province of the People's Republic of China, and also:
The state of Yue, a state in modern northern
Yue is a character in the anime and manga
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Zhejiang (Chinese: 浙江; pinyin: ZhГЁjiāng; Wade-Giles: Che-chiang; Postal System Pinyin: Chehkiang or Chekiang) is a eastern coastal province of the People's Republic of China.
The Beijing No. 1 Intermediate People's Court yesterday ordered Beijing Health New Concept Pharmacy Co to stop sales of pills similar to Viagra, the official Xinhua news agency reported.
Beijing, Dec 27: US drugmaker Pfizer has won a landmark legal battle in China with a local court upholding the validity of patent for Viagra and ordering two Chinese companies to pay compensation for infringing on the registered trademark.
www.governpub.com /Capitals-Z/Zhejiang.php   (2433 words)

 Yue - China Tour - Travel to China
* Yue (linguistics)Yue, a subdivision of Chinese spoken languagespoken Chinese spoken in Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Hong Kong, and Macau.
* The Yue (people)Yue peoples, a collection of ancient peoples in coastal southern China.
Yue (Cardcaptor Sakura)Yue is a character in the anime and manga Cardcaptor Sakura
www.famouschinese.com /virtual/Yue   (303 words)

 : . Zhejiang Province, Hong Kong - Beijing www.elomnibus.com . :
Zhejiang is an eastern coastal province of the People's Republic of China.
It is housed in the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C.The Ming Dynasty which drove out the Mongols in 1368 were the first to establish Zhejiang Province, and the borders of the province have since changed little.
The mingling of southern and northern Chinese peoples in Zhejiang over the centuries has resulted in a unique cuisine that combines southern ingredients with a northern cooking style.
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In particular, the fame of Hangzhou (as well as Suzhou in neighbouring Jiangsu province) has led to the popular saying:
(above there is heaven; below there is Suzhou and Hangzhou), a saying that continues to be a source of pride for the people of these two still prosperous cities.
Zhou Enlai (1898-1976), Premier of the People's Republic of China
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 Amazon.com: "Bai Yue": Key Phrase page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-03)
Although received texts name inhabitants of these regions (the Huai Yi, Bai Yue, or Shu), from Yinxu they are at best shadowy presences at the edge of the Shang world.
or referred to collectively as bai yue -a in early historical texts were Austroasiatic speakers, and Chinese historical records invariably place the Yue, including the pre-Han state...
Salvation of the Abducted), Wang Jiang Ting (River View Pavilion), and Bai Yue Ting (Moon Worship , Pavilion) are considered his masterpieces.
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 Yue   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-03)
), an abbreviation for Guangdong province of the People's Republic of China, and also:
Yue is a character in the Anime and Manga Cardcaptor Sakura and Mahou Sensei Negima
It is licensed under the GNU free documentation license.
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