Traditionally, Chinese, Japanese, Vietnamese and Korean are written vertically in columns going from top to bottom and ordered from right to left, with each new column starting to the left of the preceding one.
What does Chinese writing look like?
Chinese characters do not constitute an alphabet or a compact syllabary. Rather, the writing system is roughly logosyllabic; that is, a character generally represents one syllable of spoken Chinese and may be a word on its own or a part of a polysyllabic word.
What is the Chinese language written in?
Mandarin Chinese languageChineseStandard formsStandard Mandarin Standard CantoneseDialectsMandarin Jin Wu Gan Xiang Min Hakka Yue Ping HuizhouWriting systemChinese characters (Traditional/Simplified) Transcriptions: Zhuyin Pinyin (Latin) Xiaoerjing (Arabic) Dungan (Cyrillic) Chinese Braille ʼPhags-pa script (Historical)17 more rows
What language is the easiest to learn?
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