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What is “Liberty” in Chinese?




According to Science Encylopedia,  “The Chinese language did not know a word for “liberty” before the nineteenth century. The modern translation of “liberty,” ziyou (meaning, literally, self-determination), had to be coined in response to the reception of Western ideas.”

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