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Kina och tecknen : En studie av de kinesiska tecknens historiska, nutida och framtida roll

Rempler, Alicia LU (2013) KINK11 20131
Chinese Studies
Abstract
The Chinese characters are one of the world’s oldest scripts still in use today. They developed from inscriptions on animal bones into standardised logograms, to ultimately become the simplified characters used in China today. Throughout the history, written Chinese has served as a unifying force, bringing the various linguistic groups within China together. Thanks to the continuous use of characters, the Chinese have a close tie to their ancient history.
However, the Chinese characters have been criticised by linguists for being too numerous, complex in shape and difficult to learn. They have also struggled for their survival in the computerised era, since computer scientists have had great difficulties with using the characters as a... (More)
The Chinese characters are one of the world’s oldest scripts still in use today. They developed from inscriptions on animal bones into standardised logograms, to ultimately become the simplified characters used in China today. Throughout the history, written Chinese has served as a unifying force, bringing the various linguistic groups within China together. Thanks to the continuous use of characters, the Chinese have a close tie to their ancient history.
However, the Chinese characters have been criticised by linguists for being too numerous, complex in shape and difficult to learn. They have also struggled for their survival in the computerised era, since computer scientists have had great difficulties with using the characters as a programming language, and would prefer to see them eliminated. Along with
China’s globalisation and modernisation, English has spread throughout the country, serving as a potential threat to the Chinese characters and language. This essay deals with the function of the characters in China historically and present, and discusses what may happen to them in the future. (Less)
Abstract (Chinese)
中国汉字是世界上最古老的,并且仍然在使用的文字之一。汉字从甲骨文起源,变成如今的简体汉字。历史上,汉字统一了中国的不同语言和各种民族。多亏于中国文字历史的连贯性,中国人与他们的古代历史非常亲近。不过汉字却有些苦恼的问题。它们受到语言学家的批评,说汉字太多,笔划太复杂,让文字很难学。电子化时代,中文慢慢发现自己在斗争生存,因为他的复杂性质,所以电脑编程员想把汉字完全丢弃。随着全球化,现代化,英文在中国传播越来越普及,有可能威胁到汉字和汉语的生存。汉字威胁灭亡,但是由于历史价值和人民的爱情是继续使用的。这篇论文论述现今中国的汉字地位,也论述汉字的未来。
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Rempler, Alicia LU
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KINK11 20131
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3878438
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  abstract     = {The Chinese characters are one of the world’s oldest scripts still in use today. They developed from inscriptions on animal bones into standardised logograms, to ultimately become the simplified characters used in China today. Throughout the history, written Chinese has served as a unifying force, bringing the various linguistic groups within China together. Thanks to the continuous use of characters, the Chinese have a close tie to their ancient history.
However, the Chinese characters have been criticised by linguists for being too numerous, complex in shape and difficult to learn. They have also struggled for their survival in the computerised era, since computer scientists have had great difficulties with using the characters as a programming language, and would prefer to see them eliminated. Along with
China’s globalisation and modernisation, English has spread throughout the country, serving as a potential threat to the Chinese characters and language. This essay deals with the function of the characters in China historically and present, and discusses what may happen to them in the future.},
  author       = {Rempler, Alicia},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Kina och tecknen : En studie av de kinesiska tecknens historiska, nutida och framtida roll},
  year         = {2013},
}