Chinese Characters

Chinese is the second most spoken language in the world after English. It is also an ancient Language, There are 1,117 million speakers of the Chinese language. There are 200 dialects in Chinese but the most spoken dialect is Mandarin Chinese means Simple Chinese. it has around 989 million speakers. It is the most spoken language because of their population they give importance to their national language rather than other languages. There are more than 50,000 characters in Chinese, but if you are a beginner then you must know at least 2000 or 3000 words for simple communication or reading newspapers.  Having knowledge of Chinese characters is very essential nowadays because this is the most spoken language in the world so communicating is very important to be fluent in the Chinese language. Below are some commonly used characters which will help you in learning Chinese. You can copy and paste it.

Traditional CharacterSimplified CharacterPinyinEnglish Translation
degrammatical particle marking possession
shìto be
not, negative
leverb particle marking past tense,
completed action, change in condition.
zàiat, located at
yǒuhave, there is
Traditional CharacterSimplified Character Pinyin English Translation
shàngabove, on, over/last, previous
general quantifier
dàoto, towards, until, arrive
shuōspeak, say
menpluralize nouns referring to people
Traditional CharacterSimplified CharacterPinyinEnglish Translation
wèiin order to, for the purpose of…
together, with
earth, ground, place
chūgo out, come out
dàoway, path, way
also, as well
shítime period, season

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