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Old 09-15-2016, 08:31 PM
 
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By the way, the European alphabet is not European in origins at all, it was imported from the Near East.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alphabet
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Old 09-16-2016, 02:38 AM
 
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Chinese Characters are beautiful and mysterious looking, i love it! i also think mandarin is a beautiful language!
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Old 09-17-2016, 05:31 PM
 
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Chinese Characters are beautiful and mysterious looking
Agreed!
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Old 11-11-2016, 10:11 AM
 
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i love chinese character, both original and simplify
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Old 11-11-2016, 12:39 PM
 
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romanize it. the viets did it and they have more tones.
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Old 11-11-2016, 02:35 PM
 
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There must be a reason that King Sejong of Korea found those characters are too complicated and inefficient and therefore let his people develop hangul, which is much more easy to learn.
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Old 11-11-2016, 05:37 PM
 
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Old 11-11-2016, 07:44 PM
 
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There must be a reason that King Sejong of Korea found those characters are too complicated and inefficient and therefore let his people develop hangul, which is much more easy to learn.
But hangul had not been their official script until the end if WWII.
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Old 11-11-2016, 07:46 PM
 
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romanize it. the viets did it and they have more tones.
Oh that is very ugly to be honest. Nowadays only foreigners want to romanize Chinese, and there are few if any supporters from Chinese speaking communities.

Also, the French (more or less) forced Vietnamese people to change the script.
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Old 11-11-2016, 08:11 PM
 
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Oh that is very ugly to be honest. Nowadays only foreigners want to romanize Chinese, and there are few if any supporters from Chinese speaking communities.

Also, the French (more or less) forced Vietnamese people to change the script.
Chinese characters turn the most trivial communication into a piece of art.
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