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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Chinese characters.
See also changes related to Chinese characters, or pages that link to Chinese characters or to this page or whose text contains "Chinese characters".

Parent topics

  • Writing system [r]: A set of signs used to represent a language, such as an alphabet, or a set of rules used to write a language, such as conventions of spelling and punctuation. [e]
  • Orthography [r]: Art or study of correct spelling and grammar according to established usage. [e]
  • Syllabary [r]: Add brief definition or description
  • Syllable [r]: Unit of organisation in phonology that divides speech sounds or sign language movements into groups to which phonological rules may apply. [e]
  • Chinese language [r]: Collective term for varieties of the Sino-Tibetan language family spoken in China; linguistically several different languages, but in broad cultural terms often seen as a single form. [e]

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Other related topics

  • Korean language [r]: Add brief definition or description
  • Vietnamese language [r]: "The Mon-Khmer language that is spoken by the majority of people in Vietnam." [e]
  • Japanese language [r]: (日本語 Nihongo), Japonic language spoken mostly in Japan; Japonic family's linguistic relationship to other tongues yet to be established, though Japanese may be related to Korean; written in a combination of Chinese-derived characters (漢字 kanji) and native hiragana (ひらがな) and katakana (カタカナ) scripts; about 125,000,000 native speakers worldwide. [e]
  • Hiragana [r]: (ひらがな) one of three scripts used in the Japanese writing system, representing moras (units similar to syllables); typically used to write grammatical particles or explicitly indicate pronunciation. [e]
  • Katakana [r]: (カタカナ) one of three scripts used in the Japanese writing system, representing moras (units similar to syllables); typically used to write loanwords or explicitly indicate pronunciation. [e]