This applies to the first two characters cited above, and numerous other examples, especially those used to replace characters with many strokes such as shou [phrase omitted], "longevity"; ling [phrase omitted], "daemon, spirit"; and shuang [phrase omitted], "couple, duo." (25) It is worth noting the role played by the "reduced-stroke characters" (Jianzi [phrase omitted]) in the development of the Khitan
and Jurchen scripts.
Why not just get rid of the people and use it as grazing land?' The Khitan
official Yelu Chucai [phrase omitted] (1190-1244) argues that the Chinese could be useful; one just had to know how to tax them effectively.
Saadawi asked her father why it was done to her and her father told her that this was Khitan
, (female circumcision) (22), a tradition given to the faithful by the Prophet of God.
In our English translation of the vignettes, and in our presentation of many of the study results, we use the term "circumcision"--the most direct translation of a widely used local word (khitan
) for FGC (12)--to more accurately reflect the questions we asked and the responses women gave.
In any case, the Chinese and their enemies (such as the Khitan
, the Jurchens, and the Mongols) were using iron ammunition well before European even had guns.
The tragedy occurred after a fire broke out in the apartment of the Egyptian family in the Khitan
area, local news site Al Aan reported on Tuesday.
The MPs agreed on a bill on transferring the ownership of blocks 3 and 4 in southern Khitan
district from the Ministry of Finance to the Public Authority for Housing Welfare and appraising block 10 in Khitan
collections from Feizy blend tribal-inspired designs and hand carving with the lustrous sheen of bamboo viscose.
noted incidents in which it appeared Nusra fighters had captured the weapons from their intended recipients during clashes.
Based on a Chinese legend from the Song dynasty about seven brothers who fought Khitan
invaders to rescue their father, "Saving General Yang" reps a curious cross between brawny machismo and sexy eye-candy.
Official documents began to address the Liao as the "Great Khitan
state" (da qidan guo) or the "Northern Court" (beichao) rather than the "Northern Barbarians" (beilu) (Wright 1998, 32-33).
[[TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], non-Sinitic etymology] Empire (916~1218) in far north-east China; the Da-Li [[TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (da-li/dai-ly), 'great jade-managing'] Kingdom (937~1253) in far south-west China.