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what are difference between 卅&三十?both of them meaning (thirty)

For learning: Chinese (Mandarin)
Base language: Chinese (Mandarin)
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    In Mandarin, 卅 is seldom used in daily life. 三十 is used daily. 三十 is more oral. 卅 and 廿 are still frequently used in some local tongues.

    卅 :
    三十。
    如:他今年卅八歲。= 他今年三十八歲。
    五卅 = 五月三十日

    廿 :
    二十。
    如:唐˙杜甫˙客堂詩:「舊疾廿載來,衰年得無足。」
    <<廿四史 >> = 二十四部中國史書
    十月廿日 = 十月二十日

    是當前之所見,經廿年、卅年而革焉可也。—— [英]赫胥黎著、 嚴復譯《天演論》

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