Questions tagged [orthography]

Orthography regulates how to correctly write Chinese characters. For example, Chinese characters mandate precise number, order and type of strokes. Use this tag for questions about how to write Chinese characters.

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What is the character with the greatest number of strokes?

I have seen an old and very rarely used character that consisted of four traditional dragons (龍). As I remember it meant "talkative." That makes a total of 64 strokes, are there any other characters ...
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'Simplification' of 夠

Why did 夠 get 'simplified' into 够? I'd like to know whether these existed as orthographic variants before simplification (such that the first round simplifications just standardised on one variant) ...
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