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Classification in language

Classification in language

by Chad Ryan

 

Classification, as the act of forming classes according to common relations, is a recurrent attribute of language syntax across different languages, from English, to Chinese, and Italian, where it contributes to dimensions of quantity and sort, and…

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Chinese radicals

Chinese radicals


In the Chinese script there are many characters, however most of these characters are actually made of two or more other characters. These 部首, or radicals, have since the year 1615 been officially recognised as numbering 214 in total. Here is a list of these characters for refe…

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Chinese Pīnyīn and Zhùyīn Equivalent Sounds

Chinese Pīnyīn and Zhùyīn Equivalent Sounds

 

Here are all 37 individual Zhùyīn phonetic symbols listed beside their Pīnyīn phonetic equivalents:

 

b ㄅ          p ㄆ          m ㄇ          f ㄈ

d ㄉ          t ㄊ          n ㄋ          l ㄌ…

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