How many letters are there in the Chinese alphabet?


There is no alphabet in Chinese. Instead, the Chinese language uses a series of symbols, each symbol having its own meaning instead of putting letters together to from words that have meaning. Each symbol stands for a spoken syllable.
Q&A Related to "How many letters are there in the Chinese alphabet..."
to many to count the use symbols
Large Chinese dictionaries can contain 40-50,000 characters. Only 6,000 are essential in everyday use.
In Chinese writing there are no letters and there is no alphabet. The
The straight answer? Zero. the Chinese language doesn't have an alphabet nor does it use letters. It's more of a hieroglyphic system that has morphed over hundreds of years into what
1 Additional Answer Answer for: how many letters in the chinese alphabet
The Chinese writing system is made up of about 50,000 to 60,000 characters.
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