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Most frequently used chinese words with full sentence examples of how words are used. An introduction to the chinese writing system including its development over time, basic structures, and use. The chinese writing system is an unique phenomenon in the modern world of alphabet scripts instead of a few dozen letters, it has developed thousands of complex. Chinese characters are logograms used in the writing of chinese, japanese, korean and some other asian languages in standard chinese, they are called hànzì.
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