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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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As Timothy Potts wrote in the catalogue to the Fitzwilliam Museum's 2012 exhibition 'The Search for Immortality: Tomb Treasures of Han China': 'The foundational nature of this achievement is reflected in the fact "Han" has ever since been an epithet for the quintessentially Chinese: the Chinese language is Hanyu, the Chinese script is Hanzi, and the people who derive from the territories of the empire [.
Fang disclosed his position in two different hermeneutical genres: (1) a critical study of Hong Xingzu's [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (1090-1155) chronological account of Han Yu's life (Hanzi nianpu [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]), to which he added his own verifications (Fang's edition is know as Hanzi nianpu zengkao [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] A) and (2) an influential work of collation notes and corrections to Han Yu's collected works entitled Han ji juzheng [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (Raising [errors] and [providing] corrections to Han [Yu's] collected works).
that are reminiscent of propaganda posters from the People's Republic of China, with hanzi characters encapsulated in talk bubbles floating above their heads, as well as her Fu Dog salt-and-pepper shakers.
While the Japanese kanji, Chinese hanzi and Korean hanja characters share historical derivation, the typefaces have typically been individually created to support each language, with separate sets for traditional and simplified Chinese.
Lydia Vladimirskaya, founder of the magazine and managing director of the publishing group, Hanzi Media, is very optimistic about her new publication: "We aim to reflect the growing prosperity of the BRIC countries by publishing exciting and well written articles which get under the skin of cultural and economic movements.
1929), clarinettist, composer, producer and arranger Boris Kovacic (1934-1999) and Hanzi Artac (b.
A further focus of these days could be on adding Hanzi and Pinyin translations to classroom displays and lists.
Nagrinejant kinu rasmenis, butina pasitikslinti sio termino apibrezti: savo rasmenis kinai vadina terminu Hanzi ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]), kas tradiciskai verciama arba kaip rasmenys, priklausantys kinu tautai (kuri buvo vadinama hanu tauta), arba kaip Han dinastijos rasmenys, nes jie susiformavo butent valdant siai dinastijai.
The first logically related proverb on skin bleaching is zundu kugara mundove hanzi neni ndava mombevo (The caterpillar, by habitating in cow dung, thinks that it is also a cow).
However, the men were not treated, beyond being given general painkillers, their lawyer Rose Hanzi said.
Proceeds of the financing will be used for improving and marketing the service which specializes in teaching Chinese and Japanese characters (called hanzi and kanji respectively) to learners worldwide.