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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She said: "Sometimes I come home to dry seeds, prepare food, help my parents wash clothes and teach my brother to write Hanzi.
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Each imagines a future where prescrlptivlst policing has extended to language: the former depicts a taxi driver (Leung Kin-ping) struggling to make a living where Mandarin (2) has established its supremacy over his native language of Cantonese, while the latter sees a shop owner (Liu Kai-chi) harassed for describing his produce as 'local' (using a Hanzi symbol banned by the establishment).
Objective : The proposed study investigates the kanji and hanzi learning (the learning of Japanese and Chinese written characters) of native-English speaking learners of the Chinese and Japanese languages.
Hanane Hanzi, from Bedaya Centre said that conference reflected Bedaya's mission to provide Qatari youth with career development and entrepreneurship services and the participants are passionate about being social entrepreneurs.
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In standard Chinese these characters are called Hanzi.
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The hanzi of the Chinese and the kanji of the Japanese are thought to stimulate mental representations.
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