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Re: Chinese writing systems

From:Nik Taylor <yonjuuni@...>
Date:Sunday, November 3, 2002, 5:29
Florian Rivoal wrote:
> Chinese people tend to confuse thoses prounoun when they speak > englsih, this would indicate they are not homophones, but the same > words. Yet, the writen form has three distinct characters.
True. But, those extra forms were devised to be more like the European languages. There was originally just one written form. -- "There's no such thing as 'cool'. Everyone's just a big dork or nerd, you just have to find people who are dorky the same way you are." - overheard ICQ: 18656696 AIM Screen-Name: NikTaylor42


Douglas Koller, Latin & French <latinfrench@...>