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  1. Classical Chinese - Wikipedia

    Classical Chinese, also known as Literary Chinese (文言文, wényánwén or 古文, gǔwén) is the language of the classic literature from the end of the Spring and Autumn period through to the end of the Han dynasty, a written form of Old Chinese (上古漢語, shànɡɡǔ hànyǔ).

  2. Classical Chinese - Simple English Wikipedia, the free ...

    Classical Chinese From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Classical Chinese or literary Chinese is a traditional register of written Chinese. It is based on the grammar and vocabulary of ancient Chinese, so it is very different from any modern spoken form of Chinese.

  3. Classical Chinese grammar - Wikipedia

    Classical Chinese grammar is the grammar of Classical Chinese, a term that first and foremost refers to the written language of the classical period of Chinese literature, from the end of the Spring and Autumn period (early 5th century BC) to the end of the Han Dynasty (220 AD).

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  5. Classical Chinese lexicon - Wikipedia

    Classical Chinese lexicon is the lexicon of Classical Chinese, a language register marked by a vocabulary that greatly differs from the lexicon of modern vernacular Chinese, or Baihua. In terms of conciseness and compactness, Classical Chinese rarely uses words composed of two Chinese characters; nearly all words are of one syllable only.

  6. Chinese classics - Wikipedia

    Chinese Text Project (English Chinese) (Chinese philosophy texts in classical Chinese with English and modern Chinese translations) Chinese Classics (James Legge's translations of the Analects of Confucius, the Great Learning, the Doctrine of the Mean, the Works of Mencius and the Tao Te Ching) The Canonical Books of Confucianism, David K. Jordan

  7. List of Wikipedias - Wikipedia

    Chinese Wikipediaautomatically translates from modern Mandarin Chineseinto five standard forms: Mainland China and Singapore in simplified Chinese characters, and Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macau in traditional Chinese characters. Belarusian, however, has a separate Wikipedia for the 'normative' orthography (be) and Taraškievica(be-tarask).

  8. Chinese opera - Wikipedia

    Traditional Chinese opera (Chinese: 戲曲; pinyin: xìqǔ; Jyutping: hei3 kuk1), or Xiqu, is a form of musical theatre in China with roots going back to the early periods in China. It is an amalgamation of various art forms that existed in ancient China, and evolved gradually over more than a thousand years, reaching its mature form in the ...

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  9. Music of China - Wikipedia

    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (Redirected from Classical Chinese music) Music of China refers to the music of the Chinese people, which may be the music of the Han Chinese as well as other ethnic minorities within mainland China.

  10. Classic Chinese Novels - Wikipedia

    All four of the novels were written in a style that is a mixture of vernacular and classical Chinese, with some that are more completely vernacular than the others. For instance, Romance of the Three Kingdoms is known for its mix of classical prose with folklore and popular narratives, [17] while the Dream of the Red Chamber is known for the ...

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