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Phonetic components, part 2: Hacking Chinese characters

This is the second and final article about using phonetic components to hack Chinese characters and make it considerably easier to handle similarly looking characters. This article describes both t... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

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Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Characters Pronunciation

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Olle Linge over 5 years

How to learn Chinese characters as a beginner (Hacking Chinese)

Writing Chinese characters for the first time can be very hard, mostly because it's so different from writing letters. It feels more like drawing a picture than writing! This article is aimed at be... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

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Beginner Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Blog Characters

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Olle Linge over 5 years

Chinese character stroke order rules (Understanding Chinese Characters on YouTube)

This is a basic video demonstration of the stroke order rules for writing Chinese characters. It's short and if you find something lacking, your question may have already been answered in the comme... Read more.

youtube.com

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Beginner Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Audio Characters Handwriting Video VPN-required

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Olle Linge over 4 years

Immersion at home or: Why you don’t have to go abroad to learn Chinese (Hacking Chinese)

You don't have to go abroad to learn Chinese. The main difference between staying at home and going abroad is that it requires less effort to learn once you're there (although it still requires qui... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Living-in-Chinese Information-and-Advice Blog Expat Web

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Olle Linge about 5 years

7 ways of learning to write Chinese characters (Hacking Chinese)

There are many ways of practising writing Chinese characters and they all have their pros and cons. In this article, I discuss seven different ways of practising and what advantages and disadvantag... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

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Beginner Intermediate Language-learning Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Characters Handwriting

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Olle Linge over 5 years

Phonetic components, part 1: The key to 80% of all Chinese characters

80% of all Chinese characters are made up of one semantic component (meaning) and one phonetic component (pronunciation). The sheer number of characters formed this way means that these characters ... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

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Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Characters Pronunciation

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Olle Linge over 5 years

Handwriting Chinese characters: The minimum requirements

This is a guide to handwriting Chinese characters. It's not about writing beautifully, but writing correctly, including things like stroke placement, length and direction. There are numerous exampl... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

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Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Characters Handwriting

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Olle Linge over 5 years

Learn to read Chinese… with ease?

Is it easy to learn to read Chinese? ShaoLan, among others, claims that it is. I don't agree, and in this article I discuss some common trends among people who try to portray Chinese as being easy.... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

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Beginner Intermediate Reading Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Characters

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Olle Linge over 5 years

Process of creating a Chinese font

Just you try designing 13,000-plus intricate character shapes that all have to balance one another. Read more.

qz.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate General Reading Writing Information-and-Advice Characters

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stefanwienert almost 4 years

Is it necessary to learn to write Chinese characters by hand? (Hacking Chinese)

Written Chinese characters are regarded by some as the true essence of Chinese; without learning to write by hand, you're not learning Chinese. Others go to extremes in the other direction, claimin... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

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Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Characters

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Olle Linge about 4 years

Outlier Linguistic Solutions (blog about etymology and characters)

Outlier Linguistics hosts an excellent blog with a large number of insightful articles into Chinese characters. Some of them are directly useful because they talk about learning characters, others ... Read more.

outlier-linguistics.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Resource-collections Blog Characters Simplified-Characters Traditional-Characters

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Olle Linge over 4 years

Introduction to Chinese Characters (Video by ABCsof Chinese)

This is a neat video that introduces Chinese characters to complete beginners. It's not a substitute for a real lecture on how characters work, but this is still the best introduction I have seen s... Read more.

youtube.com

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Beginner Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Characters Video

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Olle Linge about 5 years

Character Pop

Explode Chinese characters into their building blocks; visualize and remember how they are formed. Read more.

characterpop.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Reading Vocabulary Writing Information-and-Advice Tools-and-Apps Characters Web

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stefanwienert over 5 years

How and why to watch the world cup in Chinese (Hacking Chinese)

If you're going to watch the world cup, do it in Chinese! Watching sports is an awesome way of learning a language, almost regardless of which level you're at. As a beginner, you can follow what's ... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Language-learning Listening Information-and-Advice Sports TV

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Olle Linge over 5 years

國語一字多音審訂表 (List of variant character pronunciations, Taiwan standard)

This is a very large list of traditional characters with multiple pronunciations in the form of an Excel file (the other two files are announcements about the list in Chinese). The first sheet just... Read more.

word.hlc.edu.tw

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Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Resource-highlights Characters Pronunciation Traditional-Characters

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Olle Linge almost 4 years

Language Power Struggles

This article discusses the language power struggle that most learners are very familiar with. "Given a conscious choice between a number of languages to use for interaction, speakers will naturally... Read more.

sinosplice.com

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Beginner Intermediate Speaking Information-and-Advice Expat

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Olle Linge over 5 years

Mandarin Syllable Frequency Counts for Chinese Characters

This list contains syllable frequency, listing each syllable, with Pinyin and Zhuyin, as well as a sample character. It’s not sorted in order of frequency, but the frequency data is there. Also, pl... Read more.

technology.chtsai.org

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Characters Pronunciation Simplified-Characters

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Olle Linge 6 months

Frequency and Stroke Counts of Chinese Characters: Sorted by Frequency

This is a frequency list that also lists the number of strokes for each character. Not sure why this would be useful, but there are probably some applications. [The same data is also available in a... Read more.

technology.chtsai.org

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Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Characters Simplified-Characters

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Olle Linge 6 months

Chinese Character Phonetic Sets (HanziCraft)

This list contains phonetic components, sorted by how regular they are, i.e. characters that all sound exactly like their phonetic components are grouped together, and so on. Most students graduall... Read more.

hanzicraft.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Characters Simplified-Characters

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Olle Linge 6 months

Classical Chinese Character Frequency List (古汉语单字频率列表)

Character frequencies for Classical Chinese (i.e. not based on texts). This resource was discussed in this article: [The most common Chinese words, characters and components for language learner... Read more.

lingua.mtsu.edu

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Advanced Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Characters Classical-Chinese

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Olle Linge 6 months

Modern Chinese Character Frequency List (现代汉语单字频率列表)

This list from 2005 is based on written Chinese (both fiction and non-fiction). It contains 10,000 simplified characters, with Pinyin and definition. The same data is also available as two separate... Read more.

lingua.mtsu.edu

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Characters Simplified-Characters

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Olle Linge 6 months

Chinese Character Frequency List (HanziCraft)

Around 6,000 simplified characters without definition or Pinyin, but with clickable links to more information about each character. Not specified what data this list is based on. This resource w... Read more.

hanzicraft.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Characters Simplified-Characters

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Olle Linge 6 months

University of Leeds: Internet Word Frequencies

This frequency list is based on the Leeds corpus of internet Chinese (90 million tokens from 2005). Simplified characters with no frills. You can [search the corpus directly online](http://corpus.l... Read more.

corpus.leeds.ac.uk

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Characters Simplified-Characters

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Olle Linge 6 months

BLCU balanced corpus frequency lists

These lists are based on a ridiculous 15 billion (simplified) character corpus, composed of news, literature, blogs and much more. It is probably the biggest, most comprehensive dataset available. ... Read more.

bcc.blcu.edu.cn

Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Characters Simplified-Characters

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Olle Linge 6 months

K-5 Word Frequency Dictionary for Chinese L2 Learners

This list is somewhat unique in that it draws on materials for people who learn Chinese as a second language, i.e. textbooks, graded readers and so on (read more about the methodology [here](http:/... Read more.

mandarininstitute.org

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Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Characters Online-Tool Simplified-Characters

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Olle Linge 6 months

SUBTLEX-CH: Chinese Word and Character Frequencies Based on Film Subtitles.

This list is based on Chinese movie subtitles and is thus as close to natural spoken language as you can get. 100,000 simplified words without definition or Pinyin, You will find some 这个 and 不能, bu... Read more.

crr.ugent.be

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Characters Simplified-Characters

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Olle Linge 6 months

@HanpingChengyu Twitter account (animated Chinese Idiom per day)

Follow this Twitter account to get a new animated Chinese Idiom (Chengyu) in your Twitter feed every day. Characters are Simplified Chinese, pronunciation is Pinyin (coloring is [Hanping's](http://... Read more.

twitter.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Language-learning Reading Vocabulary Writing Information-and-Advice Resource-highlights Characters Simplified-Characters

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hanpingchinese about 3 years

普通话异读词审音表 (List of variant character pronunciations, mainland standard)

This page lists variant pronunciations and their standard readings in Mandarin Chinese (Mainland Standard). It does not list characters that have different readings based on different meanings, so ... Read more.

baike.baidu.com

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Advanced Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Resource-highlights Characters Pronunciation Simplified-Characters

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Olle Linge almost 4 years

Iteration marks in Chinese (Wikipedia)

Have you ever wondered what a small 二 or weird symbols that look like 〻 or 々 mean in Chinese handwriting? These aren't characters you normally find in printed books, but they do exist in handwritin... Read more.

en.wikipedia.org

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Advanced Intermediate Reading Writing Information-and-Advice Characters Handwriting

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Olle Linge over 4 years

Second round of simplified Chinese characters (Wikipedia)

This is an article about the second round of character simplifications that didn't succeed, although some of the characters are still in use. The main difference between this round and the previous... Read more.

en.wikipedia.org

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Characters Simplified-Characters

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Olle Linge over 4 years

Three ways to improve the way you review Chinese characters

In this article, I discuss three things you can do to improve the way you review characters, mainly focusing on avoiding rote learning, time quality and making sure your study method really prepare... Read more.

hackingchinese.com

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Vocabulary Information-and-Advice Characters

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Olle Linge over 5 years