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From: R. S. Cook (rscook@world.std.com)
Date: Sat Sep 13 1997 - 07:59:55 EDT

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Chris Pratley wrote:

> PRC: I believe it is still the RenMinBi (RMB). Also called Yuan - I'm
> not sure what the character is for this.

the Chinese word is yuan2 'round; circular ...';$0x5713

the writing of this word is commonly abbreviated with the homophone of 4
strokes, yuan2 'first, primary; chief, principal ...';$0x5143

Richard S. Cook
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