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Chinese, the Tarim, and the Tibetan—which probably constituted a single
platform in the Precambrian. This platform appears to have broken up at the
beginning of the Paleozoic Era, at which time geosynclinal downwarps were
At that time, by far the largest language groups, by number of speakers, were the
Chinese and Indo-Aryan, but the Tungusic languages were ... Similarly, Mandarin
Chinese is expanding in China at the expense of local languages and dialects.
China as the cultural centre of East Asia Mongoloids in East Asia Philosophies
and religions of East Asia Australoids and Mongoloids of Southeast ... The North
Chinese are generally taller and exhibit more Mongoloid traits than southerners.
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