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INTRODUCTION TO CHINESE. Tai Lam CHIN101-14SP. CHINESE LANGUAGE. Tai Lam CHIN101-14SP. CHINESE LANGUAGE. 中文 : Literatures or characters of China 中国话 : Chinese speech / words 中国普通话 : popular /official/standard lg 汉语 : Han Dynasty 唐话: Tang Dynasty. CHINESE LANGUAGE. Spoken by:

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INTRODUCTION TO CHINESE

Tai Lam

CHIN101-14SP


CHINESE LANGUAGE

Tai Lam

CHIN101-14SP


CHINESE LANGUAGE

中文: Literatures or characters of China

中国话: Chinese speech / words

中国普通话 : popular /official/standard lg

汉语 : Han Dynasty

唐话:Tang Dynasty


CHINESE LANGUAGE

  • Spoken by:

  • 94% of population in China (Han people)

  • 30% of remaining

  • Official Lgin: Taiwan, Hongkong, Macau, Singapore (one of)

  • One of official lgs of the United Nations


SINIC WORLD

East Asian cultural sphere

Sinic World sharing

Confucian ethical philosophy, 

Buddhism

Political and legal structures

Common writing system

The core regions:

China, Korea, Taiwan, Japan and Vietnam,  

Mongolia and parts of Central Asia included.


Chinese (Sino) Characters


Chinese Character Writing


Principles of formation

Pictograms 象形字 xiàngxíngzì

木 日 月

2. Simple ideograms 指事字 zhǐshìzì

上 下 本

3. Compound ideograms会意字 huìyìzì

明 休 好

4.Rebus假借字 jiǎjièzì

莫  其

5.Phono-semantic (pictophonetic)

形声字 xíngshēngzì  河  想

6. Transformed cognates转注字 zhuǎnzhùzì

  考  老


Chinese Character Strokes


Initials + Finals + Tones


Initials + Finals + Tones

b

a


谢谢

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