In some texts, I have seen the following brackets: Carrot brackets: 《, 》,〈, and 〉. Square brackets: 【, 】,〖, and 〗. C-brackets: 〔 and 〕. L-brackets: 「, 」, 『, and 』. Some questions: What are the ...
What's the difference between ，and 、 as they appear in some texts, like in this passage of the Zhuang Zi (end of the second part): 是萬物之化也，禹、舜之所紐也，伏戲、几蘧之所行終，而況散焉者乎！ Is it like comma and semicolon? Or ...
I have seen some old Chinese books. The words flowed from top to bottom on the page and there was no punctuation. How did readers know when the sentences began and ended? Were any older forms of ...
Chinese punctuation is a little bit different from European punctuation, for example: The full stop (period) is "。" instead of "." The ellipsis are six vertically centered dots (… …) instead of just ...