What is Chinese writing?

Answer The Chinese writing system is a logographic and isolating system (parts of the whole concept are put together using a series of morphemes, or sounds). It is one of the oldest and most influential w... Read More »

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The Art of Chinese Writing?

The art of Chinese writing, or Chinese calligraphy, traces its roots back thousands of years in Chinese history. Both the characters and the art of calligraphy are bound together in Chinese culture... Read More »

Chinese Writing Instruments?

China has a rich history of calligraphy and written symbols. Writing is still regarded as one of the highest art forms in China. This means there is an accumulation of tradition around writing inst... Read More »

How to Be Fluent in Chinese Writing?

Two types of Chinese writing exist: traditional writing, using traditional characters, and simplified writing, which modified certain customary characters. Before the 1950s, all Chinese writing was... Read More »

How many symbols are in Chinese writing?

The Kangxi dictionary came out in 1710 with around 47,000 symbols. The most recent Hanyu dacidian came out with over 60,000 symbols. Most Chinese speakers and writers only use about 4,000 to 5,000 ... Read More »