A report on Chinese characters, Simplified Chinese characters and Radical (Chinese characters)
Simplified Chinese characters are standardized Chinese characters used in Mainland China and Singapore, as prescribed by the Table of General Standard Chinese Characters.- Simplified Chinese characters
A Chinese radical or indexing component is a graphical component of a Chinese character under which the character is traditionally listed in a Chinese dictionary.- Radical (Chinese characters)
Due to separate simplifications of characters in Japan and in China, the kanji used in Japan today has some differences from Chinese simplified characters in several respects.- Chinese characters
That is, pictograms extended from literal objects to take on symbolic or metaphoric meanings; sometimes even displacing the use of the character as a literal term, or creating ambiguity, which was resolved though character determinants, more commonly but less accurately known as "radicals" i.e. concept keys in the phono-semantic characters.- Chinese characters
The character simplification adopted in the People's Republic of China and elsewhere has modified a number of components, including those used as radicals.- Radical (Chinese characters)
The "Complete List of Simplified Characters" employs character components, not the traditional definition of radicals. A component refers to any conceivable part of a character, regardless of its position within the character, or its relative size compared to other components in the same character. For instance, in the character 摆, not only is 扌 (a traditional radical) considered a component, but so is 罢.- Simplified Chinese characters
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Traditional Chinese characters0 links
Traditional Chinese characters are one type of standard Chinese character sets of the contemporary written Chinese.
In contrast, simplified Chinese characters are used in Mainland China, Malaysia and Singapore in official publications.
There are still many Unicode characters that cannot be written using most IMEs, one example being the character used in the Shanghainese dialect instead of, which is U+20C8E ( with a radical).
Stroke (CJK character)0 links
CJK strokes are the calligraphic strokes needed to write the Chinese characters in regular script used in East Asian calligraphy.
4) identifying fundamental components of Han radicals; and
An exception to this applies when a stroke makes a turn of 90° (and only of 90°) in the Simplified Chinese names.