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
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The baffling enigma of the Chinese character to the West was no baffling enigma to the Japanese.
Some of the women, however, show a good deal of the Chinese character.
More than one hundred Chinese character coding systems have been proposed, and some of them have been adopted as tools for communication and text processing [2, 3, 8].
Each Chinese character is a picture that represents a certain object.
8%, at a handwritten Chinese character recognition contest held at the International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR), a top-level conference in the document image processing field.
Each description of a Chinese character is written in both English and Chinese, to further enhance learning.
An additional spiral--bound book is available offering written transcriptions of the lessons and dialogues on the DVDs, along with simplified Chinese character depictions of the words, though the emphasis is on learning spoken Chinese.
In the other test, children tried to discern whether each of a series of written characters was a real Chinese character or a fake one with no designated meaning or pronunciation.
To write Japanese electronically, you type in the sound of a Chinese character using one of the phonetic alphabets.
In addition, there have been at least 400 projects [27] undertaken concerning the handling of Chinese character computer input by universities and other organizations in the PRC (see [22] for example).
For example, to provide Chinese mobile phone users access to bold and non-bold Latin-based characters, developers now need to duplicate both the Latin and Chinese character sets, the latter of which contains thousands of characters.
It provides the Chinese character for the verb and the English infinitive form, and includes compounds and exemplary phrases, pronunciations in the Roman alphabet, and appendices of Chinese characters in both traditional and simplified forms.

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