Chinese character

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Chinese character

n.
1. Any of the set of symbols used to write Chinese, each of which represents a single, usually monosyllabic word or morpheme.
2. Any of these symbols used to write the words, morphemes, or sounds of other languages, as one of the kanji of Japanese.
Translations
caractère chinois
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