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Information from ISO 639-3 and the  Ethnologue. Only a limited amount is shown here. For more detail consult the  Ethnologue entry for Chinese.


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Entries for this language

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Title Subject Area
BabelStone Han Font Fonts & Keyboards
Chinese Romanization Sorting & Analysis
DynaFonts for Chinese Fonts & Keyboards
Hanzi Script Sample Symbols & Characters
Keyboard for Windows installation Sources & References
Names of Months and Days in Chinese Use & History
Names of Months and Days in Chinese Use & History
Song Dynasty Hanzi Text Symbols & Characters
VietFonts - HanNom for CJK Fonts & Keyboards


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Sources for this language

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Title Type
Development of Chinese orthographic processing: A cross-cultural perspective journal article
ALA-LC Romanization Tables - Library of Congress web page
Chinese children's concept of word journal article
Diversity in Chinese Literacy Acquisition journal article
Ethnologue entry for Chinese - Ethnologue web page
Glottolog entry for Chinese - Glottolog/Langdoc web page
ISO 639-3 page for Chinese - ISO 639-3 web page
Language-Specific Style Guides from Microsoft web page
MultiTree entry for Chinese - MultiTree: A Digital Library of Language Relationships web page
OLAC resources for Chinese - Open Language Archives Community web page
Pinyin Joe - Windows Vista Chinese Zhuyin / Bopomofo Setup - Pinyin Joe web page
Script features by language - web page
SIL Archive for Chinese - SIL Language and Culture Archives web page
The role of tone awareness and pinyin knowledge in Chinese reading journal article


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