Standardizing Written Japanese Notes

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Standardizing Written Japanese Notes 1868- Meiji restoration, Japan had no standardized language, used dialects and some Chinese characters, different translations and took too long to be studied. Realized that they couldn’t only use Chinese characters at it was too difficult.
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Unformatted text preview: Japanese model after English novels encouraged a standard language not dependant on Chinese characters. Mid Tokugawa- Edogo, east of shogunal power, became contender for common language...
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