How Many Chinese Characters Are There?

Written by Rosie Wang

Let's tracerepparttar number of Chinese characters from Han Dynasty 汉朝 (206 B.C. to 220 A.D.)

说文解字 (Shuwenjiezhi) - The first complete dictionary that listed all Chinese character was published in Han Dynasty 汉朝 at around 100 A.D. It was regarded asrepparttar 139885 the origin of Chinese characters. It included 9,353 characters.

康熙字典(Kangxi) -repparttar 139886 well known classic of Chinese dictionary was published in 1716 of Qing Dynasty 清朝. The Kangxi dictionary included about 46,964 characters compiled in 42 booklets. Most ofrepparttar 139887 characters were unused and rare variant accumulated overrepparttar 139888 centuries. Those characters were regrouped under 214 radicals still in use today in many dictionaries to classified characters in traditional form.

The first official simplified form characters were published in 1956 byrepparttar 139889 People's Republic of China. Many additions and modifications torepparttar 139890 original list were adopted since. The list included 6,500 simplified characters.

Baroness Elisa and Synergy to Perform in Moi Rana Nordland Friday May 27th

Written by Daniel J. Rowe

Baroness Elisa ( is performing with “Synergy” onrepparttar luxury Fred Olsen cruise liner Braemer in Moi Rana Nordland on Friday, May 27th. "Elegant, but not stuffy" best describesrepparttar 139884 atmosphere on board Braemar which came into service in 2001. At 19,089 tons and with 376 well-appointed cabins and suites, Braemar upholdsrepparttar 139885 Fred Olsen tradition of small-ship intimacy without compromising on personal space.

On board,repparttar 139886 Baroness’ performance is small and intimate before returning torepparttar 139887 United States for a charitable event in South Florida later this summer. Baroness Elisa definesrepparttar 139888 best in cabaret theater and South Florida audiences are invited supportrepparttar 139889 leading Gay and Lesbian organization, Compass,in a spectacular charity fundraiser in Delray Beach on Sunday, August 7th.

Compass, Inc. (, isrepparttar 139890 Palm Beach County gay and lesbian community center dedicated to promoting pride, diversity, and public awareness of, for, and by Palm Beach County’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) residents and visitors. Compass provides social services and support for gay youth and gay families. Compass also offers a clean, safe meeting space for a variety of national, state, and local organizations as well as social, service, support and athletic groups that meetrepparttar 139891 diverse interests ofrepparttar 139892 county’s LGBT people. Compass isrepparttar 139893 largest LGBT community center inrepparttar 139894 Southeast United States and isrepparttar 139895 seventh largest inrepparttar 139896 nation in budget size, staff size and diversity of funded programs.

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