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Questions about Chinese characters, called Hanzi.

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Unknown Traditional Chinese characters on lacquered boards

I'm a East Asian preparing to celebrate the Lunar New Year and have been given these pictures of lacquered boards from my father. The first picture I suspect contains stylized Seal scripts. I cannot ...
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Is there a breakdown of the simplification scheme into methods?

For the second round of simplification (actually, its second part), there is a scheme dividing the processes into classes by the method used, such as: leaving only part of the character that leaves ...
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Composed forms of radicals in unicode

Unicode appears to define the composed forms of some radicals (e.g. 725C 牜or 2EA9 ⺩), but far from all (e.g. the left-half version of 6728 木). Yet there are texts (e.g. figure 18.7 in chapter 18 of ...
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Is there a kanji tattoo meaning e.g. “live your life” or “love your life” or “be yourself”?

I'm thinking of getting a tattoo on my wrist, one saying: "Live your life" or "love your life" or "be yourself" in kanji. (Not more then 2 characters if possible.) I asked on the Japanese Stack ...