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Difference between 幺 and 么

Both 漢典 and 國語辭典 all say 幺 can be another form of 么。 漢典:幺,小也。象子初生之形。俗字作么。 國語辭典:「么」的異體字。 However, both dictionaries also say 幺 have only one pronunciation ㄧㄠyao and it means small. Unlike 么, it isn't ...
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Difference between 韩国 and 韩文?

韩国 translates in Korea and 韩文 translate into Korean. When you say 我吃韩国零食, it really an abbreviated version of 我吃韩国的零食。 "韩国的零食" = "snacks made in Korea" (ie Korean snacks). But 韩文 ...
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What is the difference between two traditional Chinese characters of 为 - 為 and 爲? What about 𤔡?

為 and 爲 should have surely been encoded as the same character, but Unicode has maintained them being kept different in Japanese standards. These are nothing but different graphic variants that took ...
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Specialized dictionary for Chinese maths terms

https://lsa.umich.edu/math/undergraduates/course-resources/chinese-english-math-glossary.html I could find this terminology glossary for higher mathematics. It only includes Calculus I-III (of which ...
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Difference between 韩国 and 韩文?

Both 韩国 and 韩文 are compound words, the proper use of each can be easily determined by recognizing the differences between the root words - 国(country/state) vs 文(language). "Korean snack" ...
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Specialized dictionary for Chinese maths terms

Wikipedia - Search and switch to Chinese. Math Fandom Wiki. Similar to Wikipedia. Lots of languages included. Baidu Wiki 百度百科 Search in English, and see if you get a math entry. If you get an English ...
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Specialized dictionary for Chinese maths terms

樂詞網 from National Academy for Educational Research of Taiwan is a good source for looking up Chinese terms. https://terms.naer.edu.tw/ It comprises terms from numerous fields including mathematics. ...
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What is the difference between the characters "眞" and "真"?

眞 and 真 are the 'same' character but are encoded differently in Unicode. One way to ascertain this is so is to use the Unihan database e.g. 眞, 真 (scroll down to see dictionary data). zdic.net also ...
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What is the difference between the characters "眞" and "真"?

真 means real, truth, and sometimes very. 眞, however, is a Japanese Kanji(?) character that has very similar meanings. 眞, also, might be part of the Korean Hanja(?) script which is a mixture between ...
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What is the difference between two traditional Chinese characters of 为 - 為 and 爲? What about 𤔡?

為 is an informal variant of 爲. The following is a screen dump of 為 from 【異體字字典】。In 「字樣說明」, it reads 「本从爪」. That tells what the top portion should be. Click the link and you'll see its various variants,...
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Glyph origin of 面 ("noodles")

Since this question is tagged under glyph origin, let me go over the origin for character 面. 面 (miàn; face, side, surface; flour, noodles) [Baxter-Sagart OC: /*C.me[n]-s/] is a depiction of an eye (目)...
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Difference between 幺 and 么

1.a. 维科汉英词典: 幺 adj. (Trad=么, Pinyin=yao1) small n. (Trad=么, Pinyin=yao1) one on dice (互动百科:本文章的内容选自, 并有 "互动在线" 授权许可) 1.b. 朗道汉英词典: 幺 one, youngest 2.维科汉英词典: 么 (Trad=么, Pinyin=me5) suffix ...
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How did 發 and 髮 got written as 发 in simplified form?

Same with the word 后. It is the simplified word of 後(back). But the word Queen in Chinese is 后(simplified and traditional).
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Help me read this signature on the porcelain plate

In view of character, the second character looks like 缘 to me. The left of it could be 纟 and the bottom of it could be 豕 in cursive Chinese handwriting. I doubt it is 化缘(verb, huà yuán), which means ...
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Traces of the Chinese font "明兰终" (7×7 pixel characters)

The error message is traditional Chinese: 抱歉,本版塊下載附件 碎鑽-1,本操作後您的碎鑽將不足 0 個,無法下載 translate to Simplified Chinese: 抱歉,本版块下载附件 碎钻-1,本操作后您的碎钻将不足 0 个,无法下载。 translate to English: Sorry, downloading ...
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what is the Two-Block Haicut called in Chinese(Mandarin)?

On 小红书, I notice there are many types of two-block haircuts. Or the "mushroom hair". These are all on a basis of the the name "盖发" (bowl cut), combining the characters for cover (盖)...
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Lowest pixel resolution needed to support Chinese?

Fonts designed with 7×7 characters Note that in some font names and bitmap strike sizes below, "8 pixels" refers to 7 pixels character size plus 1 pixel spacing between characters, whereas ...
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