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 (gwô′yo͞o′) also Kuo·yu (kwô′-)

[Mandarin guóyǔ, loan translation (using the Mandarin readings of the two Chinese characters used to write the Japanese word) of Japanese kokugo, national language (of Japan) : koku, nation, country (from Early Middle Chinese kwək) + go, language (from Early Middle Chinese ŋı̷ă').]
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20: "Xiao kuang", 396; in the closely related Xu Yuangao, Guoyu jijie (Beijing: Zhonghua shuju, 2002), chap.
The ships are being built at the Yangzhou Guoyu Shipbuilding yard in China, and are expected to be in operation during the latter part of 2016.
Thus, to facilitate the administration and governance of Taiwan, in 1946, Chen Yi established the "Taiwan Province Mandarin Promotion Committee" (Taiwansheng Guoyu Tuixing Weiyuanhui).
Guoyu Niu, [1] Jiandong Li, [1] Mifang Liang, Xiaolin Jiang, Mei Jiang, Haiying Yin, Zhidian Wang, Chuan Li, Quanfu Zhang, Cong Jin, Xianjun Wang, Shujun Ding, Zheng Xing, Shiwen Wang, Zhenqiang Bi, and Dexin Li
Survivor Li Guoyu, 38, said the miners had gone without water because they were worried about drinking the dirty liquid flowing in the tunnel.
The fourth-century BC historical text Guoyu (Discourses of the States) said, in the words of Yang Pofu, that "harmony and substantialness produce things" (p.
The first tradition, derived from the account given (Stories of Wu) chapter of the Guoyu [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] in the "Wuyu [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]" (Stories of the States), records that in 482 BCE the Yue army attacked Wu, took King Fuchai of Wu's son the Crown Prince You [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] prisoner, and burned the Gusu Tower in an act of revenge.
The lastest vessel was delievered by Yangzhou Guoyu Shipbuilding in China.
At 57,000 tonnes, she's the largest ship built by Yangzhou Guoyu Shipbuilding, near Shanghai.
In the 'Yueyushang' chapter of the Guoyu (Narratives on the States--a late fourth-century BC compilation of historical accounts), for example, there is a record on the Yue State (476-221 BC) located in the lower reaches of the Yangzi river valley.
I share Boltz's ultimate conclusion that many of his remarks about the structure and evolution of the Laozi apply as well to the Mencius, Zuo zhuan, and the Guoyu.