Study Questions and Vocabulary: Japan-China Relations

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Character Pinyin English
八个阶段 bā ge jiēduàn eight phases (PN)
古代中国 gǔdaì Zhōngguó ancient China (N)
神奇的东海 shénqí de Dōnghǎi the magical “Eastern Seas” (NP)
对徐福的研究 duì Xú Fú de yánjiū studies of Xu Fu (NP)
中国正史 Zhōngguó zhèngshǐ Chinese standard histories (N)
起起落落 qǐqǐ luòluò ups and downs
四个高潮 sìgè gāocháo four “high tides” (N)
明朝 Míng cháo Ming dynasty (1368-1644) (PN)
晚清 wǎn Qīng the late Qing dynasty (PN)
对日抗战时期 duì Rì Kàngzhàn shíqī the period of the War of Resistance against Japan (N)
从1979年至今 cóng 1979 nián zhìjīn from 1979 to the present
倭寇 Wōkòu Wokou (Japanese pirates) (PN)
侵略 qīnlǜe to devastate, ruin (V)
东亚沿海 Dōngnán yánhǎi coastal region of East Asia
单方的行动 dānfāng de xíngdòng unilateral action (N)
建设性和毁灭性 jiànshèxìng hé huǐmiéxìng constructive and destructive (N)
第一个现代外交任务 dì yīgè xiàndaì waìjiāo rènwù first modern diplomatic mission (NP)