How Similar Are Chinese and Japanese?

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This video looks at the similarities (and differences!) between Chinese (Mandarin) and Japanese, two unrelated languages that have mutually influenced each other.

Thanks to Eric Yang and Hao Yi for their Mandarin audio voice samples!

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Music: Intro: "Sax Attack" by Dougie Wood.

Body: "Which Part Me Born Free" by The Passion Hi-Fi. This track is unequivocally free for commercial use, scammers don't try to copyright claim it. Source: https://www.soundclick.com/bands/page_songInfo.cfm?bandID=156970&songID=11940023

Outro: "Circular" by Gunnar Olsen.

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