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  Simplified Chinese characters
Simplified Chinese) was officially adopted in the People's Republic of China in 1949 in an effort to eradicate illiteracy.
The simplified script is also used in Singapore but the older traditional characters are still used in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau and Malaysia.
About 2,000 characters have been simplified in a number of different ways (the simplified characters are shown in red):
www.omniglot.com /writing/chinese_simplified.htm   (191 words)

  
  Simplified Chinese character - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Simplified Chinese characters (Simplified Chinese: 简体字; Traditional Chinese: 簡體字; pinyin: jiǎntǐzì; also called 简化字/簡化字, jiǎnhuàzì) are one of two standard character sets of printed contemporary Chinese written language.
Simplified Chinese characters are the Chinese characters officially simplified by the government of the People's Republic of China in an attempt to promote literacy.
Since simplified Chinese conflated many characters into one and since the initial version of GB, known as GB 2312-80 contained only one code point for each character, it is impossible to use GB 2312-80 to map to the bigger set of traditional characters.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Simplified_Chinese   (2322 words)

  
 Simplified Chinese character - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Simplified Chinese characters (Simplified Chinese: 简体字; Traditional Chinese: 簡體字; pinyin: jiǎntǐzì; also called 简化字/簡化字, jiǎnhuàzì) are one of two standard character sets of printed contemporary Chinese written language.
In the electronic age, the simplified characters have enjoyed some advantages as they are easier to read in small sizes on computer screens, on television text and subtitles, and especially on low-resolution displays such as those on mobile phones.
Since simplified Chinese conflated many characters into one, it would be impossible to use the GB code to map to the bigger set of traditional characters.
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /simplified_chinese.htm   (2515 words)

  
 Simplified Chinese character   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Simplified Chinese characters (Chinese: 简体字 pinyin: jiǎntǐzì, or less frequently 简化字 pinyin: jiǎnhuàzì), generally refer to the Chinese characters officially simplified by the People's Republic of China government in an attempt to promote literacy.
Chinese characters in use before this simplification are generally called traditional Chinese characters and remain in widespread use.
Simplified forms used in print and handwriting have always existed (they date back to as early as the Qin dynasty (221 - 206 BC), though early attempts at simplification actually resulted in more characters being added to the lexicon).
www.bidprobe.com /en/wikipedia/s/si/simplified_chinese_character.html   (1780 words)

  
 Traditional Chinese character - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Traditional Chinese characters are used in Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, and some overseas Chinese communities; especially those originating from the aforementioned countries or who emigrated before the widepspread adoption of simplified characters in the People's Republic of China.
In contrast, simplified characters are used in Mainland China, Malaysia, Singapore and in some overseas Chinese communities; especially those from aforementioned countries who emigrated after the widespread adoption of simplified Chinese characters.
In contrast, users of simplified characters call them complex characters (Traditional Chinese: 繁體字; Simplified Chinese: 繁体字; pinyin: fántǐzì), or, informally, old characters (老字; pinyin: lǎozì), with the implication that traditional Chinese characters have been replaced and is intended to be obsoleted.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Traditional_Chinese_character   (707 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Shandong   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Later Zhao (Simplified Chinese character: 后赵, Traditional Chinese character: 後趙, Hanyu pinyin Hòuzhào) (319-351) was a state of the Sixteen Kingdoms during the Jin Dynasty (265-420) in China.
The Southern Yan (Simplified Chinese character: 南燕, Traditional Chinese character: 南燕, pinyin Nányàn) (398-410) was a state of Xianbei ethnicity during the era of Sixteen Kingdoms in China.
In addition, the Qing Dynasty opened the lands of Manchuria to Han Chinese immigration during the 19th century; Shandong was the main source of the ensuing tide of migrants.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Shandong   (8942 words)

  
 Simplified Chinese character Info - Encyclopedia WikiWhat.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Simplified Chinese characters (简体字 or less frequently 简化字) are one of two standard character sets used in contemporary Chinese written language printing text.
There have always been simplified forms which have been used in print and handwriting (dating back to as early as the Qin dynasty, though early attempts at simplification actually resulted in more characters being added to the lexicon), and in the 1930's and 1940's character simplifications were discussed within the Kuomintang government.
In computer text applications, Simplified Chinese is most often rendered using the GB or the Unicode character encoding scheme.
www.wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/s/si/simplified_chinese_character.html   (840 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Xinjiang   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Later Liang (Simplified Chinese character: 后凉, Traditional Chinese character: 後凉, Hanyu pinyin Hòu Liáng) (320-376) was a state of the Sixteen Kingdoms during the Jin Dynasty (265-420) in China.
Khotan or Hotan (Uyghur: خوتەن/Hotǝn; Chinese: 和田; pinyin:, formerly: Simplified Chinese: 和阗; Traditional Chinese: 和闐; pinyin:) is an oasis town and a prefecture in the Taklamakan desert that was part of the southern silk road.
Han Chinese are the majority in eastern and northern Xinjiang, including the cities of Urumqi, Karamay, Shihezi and the prefectures of Changji, Bortala, Bayin'gholin, Ili (especially the city of Kuitun), and Kumul.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Xinjiang   (8836 words)

  
 Simplified Chinese character - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This includes character simplifications which universally are used in Chinese cursive handwriting, and a number of character simplifications which exist separate from the character sets promulgated by the PRC government.
Sometimes in a traditional-character context, simplified characters can still be seen, such as the characters 只 and 谷, the simplified forms of 隻 and 穀 respectively.
Since simplified Chinese conflated many characters into one and since the initial version of GB, known as contained only one code point for each character, it is impossible to use to map to the bigger set of traditional characters.
www.newlenox.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Simplified_Chinese_character   (2526 words)

  
 Simplified vs Traditional Chinese in Unicode
In many cases, this meant that a single character from the simplified set was used in place of several characters from the larger traditional set.
Simplified Chinese is used in Mainland China and Singapore.
The Chinese national GB standard defines a basic set of (around 6,000) characters for use with Simplified Chinese writing that does not include many of the characters in the Taiwanese industry standard for Traditional Chinese called Big 5 (around 13,000 characters in the basic set).
people.w3.org /rishida/scripts/chinese   (1106 words)

  
 Translating Simplified Chinese
Chinese translation is not a simple as it may seem.
But, in Chinese communities in North America, it is often translated as a character which resembles its English pronunciation.
Simplified Chinese translation to help your business grow
www.appliedlanguage.com /languages/simplified_chinese_translation.shtml   (852 words)

  
 Chinese language and dialects from ALS International   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The written forms of Chinese include a traditional alphabet and a simplified Chinese (Pinyin), which was originated in 1948 after the establishment of the People's Republic of China, to make the written lanuage more accessible to the general population.
Traditional Chinese is still widely used throughout Asia and among Chinese populations around the world, while simplified Chinese is virtually universal in the People's Republic of China.
Yue is primarily spoken in the province of Guangdong.
www.alsintl.com /languages/chinese.htm   (821 words)

  
 Quark: QuarkXPress Simplified Chinese Edition
QuarkXPress Simplified Chinese Edition is a complete, fully functioning version of QuarkXPress that includes additional features for publishing in Simplified Chinese.
QuarkXPress Simplified Chinese Edition is available for Mac OS only.
To order QuarkXPress Simplified Chinese Edition see International Sales and Service for your local sales representative.
www.quark.com /products/xpress/simplified_chinese.html   (84 words)

  
 IME Tutorial
There are literally thousands of Chinese characters which you might choose to enter, and there simply are not enough keys or combinations of keys to make it possible to easily enter Chinese characters.
As you type, it tries to figure out what Chinese characters you really had in mind, and if you start to type a complete sentence, it may revise some of the choices from before based upon what you have subsequently typed.
Given that foreign students of Chinese typically learn Pinyin, using a simplified Chinese IME tends to be fairly easy, but using a traditional characters IME requires considerable training.
www.andante.org /ime.html   (2341 words)

  
 Chinese Software, Japanese Software & Korean Software by NJStar 南极星
One of its outstanding feathures is to display/translate/convert webpage from simplified Chinese to traditional Chinese, or from traditional Chinese to Simplified Chinese.
Chinese Pen is integrated in Professional version with accurate hand writing recognition and mandarin pronunciations.
CCC is used in Chinese name identification in visa application for non-Chinese speaking countries such as UK and Australia.
www.njstar.com   (1360 words)

  
 PalmInfocenter.com - Print Story (5914)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Palm OS 5 Simplified Chinese Edition is the first fully localized operating system based on the leading ARM-compliant Palm OS 5 platform.
The launch of Palm OS 5 Simplified Chinese Edition opens up market opportunities for licensees and developers to broaden their reach into China, the largest handheld market in the Asia-Pacific region outside Japan(1) and the largest single mobile phone market in the world(2).
Palm OS 5 Simplified Chinese Edition is a result of extensive development and incorporates enhanced multimedia and wireless features that extend the power, flexibility, and ease of use that has made the Palm OS platform a leader in the handheld and smartphone space.
www.palminfocenter.com /print.asp?ID=5914   (406 words)

  
 Chinese-Simplified Translation Software - Dictionary Software for Chinese-Simplified -
Both Russian and Chinese words can be studied using this handy application right on your desktop or laptop PC running Windows 98, 2000 or XP.
Both Spanish and Chinese words can be studied using this handy application right on your desktop or laptop PC running Windows 98, 2000 or XP.
Chinese Mandarine Simplified for Windows is a remarkable application that makes learning another language easier than ever before.
www.lingvosoft.com /Chinese-Simplified-items   (728 words)

  
 Chinese Translation - Translate Chinese Language Translator
LeoSam Translations's Chinese translation teams are professional linguists performing translation from English to Chinese and Chinese to English for a variety of documents in various industries including:
China was one of the earliest centers of human civilization, and became a large united country with an advanced culture at a very early stage, outpacing the rest of the world in areas like art and science.
There are now two nations which lay formal claim to the title of "China": the People's Republic of China (also called "Mainland China") and the pre-revolution government of the Republic of China which administers Taiwan and several small islands of Fujian.
www.translation-services-usa.com /languages/chinese.shtml   (337 words)

  
 | Simplified Chinese
Chinese Translation of Val IT 19 Oct 06
Chinese Translation of COBIT 4.0 31 Dec 05
Chinese translation of ISACA Tagline 31 Dec 05
www.isaca.org /Template.cfm?Section=Simplified_Chinese   (131 words)

  
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 Learn To Speak Chinese 2.7 - Learn to Speak Simplified Chinese, Learn Simplified Chinese, online Simplified Chinese ...
Learn To Speak Simplified Chinese V2.7 is specially developed for the people who are learning Chinese.
It includes 347 scenes of common conversation and 1569 words of basic vocabulary that will be only presented in small screen with pronunciation, therefore, you can remember all while doing other things, the software will make every second of your time useful.
No matter what your Chinese level is, you will find that Learn To Speak Simplified Chinese is very useful in improving your spoken Chinese and building your vocabulary.
www.softaward.com /text/free-download-8611.html   (339 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Books: Read and Write Chinese: A Simplified Guide to the Chinese Characters   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In any case, despite the fact that simplified characters are used throughout mainland China, they are useless in that they are not much faster to write (which was their original intended purpose) and make the language more difficult by forcing students to learn BOTH the traditional AND simplified characters.
Furthermore, the many students I've met over the past few years from mainland China, who don't always know the traditional character equivalent of their simplified ones, are losing touch with their culture which has been embedded in the intricacies of how the traditional characters developed from pictographs.
This book and also Understanding Chinese by the same author is, however, not for beginners.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0941340112?v=glance   (923 words)

  
 IME Installation
The main pre-requisite to viewing Chinese characters with a browser is that you need is to have Chinese fonts on your system.
In the case of simplified Chinese, it is essentially something that lets you type in PinYin and it does a dictionary lookup to find the actual Chinese characters.
You can pick either the simplified or traditional Chinese (it is possible to install both, if you wish).
www.andante.org /ime_install.html   (492 words)

  
 simplified Chinese   (Site not responding. Last check: )
You can check whether you have some simplified Chinese fonts in the commonly used legacy encoding GB2312 available to your X-server with:
A few simplified Chinese bitmap fonts are already part of
Therefore, almost all systems with X installed already have some simplified Chinese fonts and the output of the above
www.suse.de /~mfabian/suse-cjk/fonts-x11-core-chinese-simp.html   (51 words)

  
 Chinese Texts Simplified Three
This one has simple drawings and simplified text covering this art.
This is a great book for a Chinese Kick Boxing teacher or just someone looking for lots and lots of exercises to increase general fighting skills.
Iron Palm training, conditioning and striking against a tree or pole, partner training with focus pads, combinations against an opponent: all these are illustrated with clear little line drawings - hundreds of them.
www.plumpub.com /sales/chinese/chinbks_simp3.htm   (1211 words)

  
 Adobe - Reader: Asian and Central European font packs for Adobe Reader
There are several additional Font Packs available for Adobe Reader so you can display and interact with documents authored in languages other than those supported in your native Adobe Reader.
Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Japanese and Korean Font Packs : They are needed to correctly display a document when an author does not embed the appropriate font in to the document.
They are also needed when the author does embed the font, but the reader of the document wishes to interact in some way with its content – e.g.
www.adobe.com /products/acrobat/acrrasianfontpack.html   (323 words)

  
 Simplified Chinese Unicode Fonts
In the 1950s China began reforming the Chinese writing system in an attempt to simplify it.
This simplified writing is used in Singapore and most of China.
Source: Included with installation of the free 30-day trial of Chinese KEY shareware from Asia Communications Quebec Inc. (Click on "Downloads" on the left margin.) Note that the "ZZZ Mingti SBCS" font is different than the KEY GB Mingti font and is unusable outside of KEY software.
www.wazu.jp /gallery/Fonts_ChineseSimplified.html   (1313 words)

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