Formation of Chinese characters

Chinese Characters According to authoritative experts, Chinese characters have more than 5000 years of history,and they originate from pictures for keeping records. They have a long history. The oldest discovered till now are jiaguwen (ancient Chinese characters carved on tortoise shells or animal bones),  dating back 3,400 years, which were already mature characters. These Shang Dynasty ( 1600 BCE —1000 BCE) oracle bone inscriptions provide strong evidence for the maturity of Shang dynasty culture; and many points of continuity with modem Chinese writing. There are two stages in… Read More Formation of Chinese characters