Dictionary content from CC-CEDICT Simple English to Chinese dictionary

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Classical Chinese writing
oracle script / oracle bone inscriptions (an early form of Chinese script)
Chinese language / Chinese script
old language / the Classics / Classical Chinese as a literary model, esp. in Tang and Song prose / Classical Chinese as a school subject
Chinese written language / Chinese literature esp. as taught abroad
Hu Shi (1891-1962), original proponent of writing in colloquial Chinese 白話文|白话文
Jiang Wen (1963-), sixth generation Chinese movie director
Six Methods of forming Chinese characters, according to Han dictionary Shuowen 說文|说文 - namely, two primary methods: 象形 (pictogram), 指事 (ideogram), two compound methods: 會意|会意 (combined ideogram), 形聲|形声 (ideogram plus phonetic), and two transfer methods: 假借 (loan), 轉注|转注 (transfer)
early form of Chinese characters inscribed in stone, a precursor of the small seal 小篆
bell-cauldron script / the 籀文 form of Chinese character used in metal inscriptions
archaic (and simpler) form of a Chinese character
repetitious passage / multiple variants of Chinese characters

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