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The Chinese Language

The Chinese Language is very complex and has had a long time of development process. The language is as old as the country, but the characters has been changed from generations to generations. The official language in China is Mandarin. But many provinces have there own dialect. It takes a knowledge of 3000 to 4000 characters to read a Chinese newspaper.

The most common language in China is Mandarin and Cantonese. Mandarin is nationwide taught in Chinese Schools. Cantonese is mainly spoken in Canton (Guangdong), Hong Kong, Macau and Singapore.

Chinese also means:

The development of the chinese character:


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