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As titled. They seem to be made up of the same two components: 羊 and 君. As such, are they interchangeable? Or do they have different usage regardless?

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is an archaic variant of . That is, although they mean the same thing, you would use 群 nowadays.

Interestingly, 羣 appears to have been the "correct" version in the past, and at some point 群 took that place:

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This is 异体字(variant Chinese character).

Their meaning and pronunciation are same, only different in shape.

In this case, is most orthodox and known as orthodox characters(正字), is the 异体字,

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Both the same. 群 is more pleasing in shape and 羣 is more difficult to write to fit into the square space.

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