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Characters: Simplification

  1. Introduction
  2. Radicals
  3. Multiple equivalences
  4. Frequent characters

Introduction

簡體字gáan.tái.ji̲simplified characters
(used in mainland China, Singapore and Malaysia)
簡化字gáan.fa.ji̲simplified characters
(used in mainland China, Singapore and Malaysia)
繁體字fà̲an.tái.ji̲traditional characters
(used in Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan and Overseas communities)
正體字jing.tái.ji̲ TWtraditional characters
(used in Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan and Overseas communities)

Radicals

SimplifiedTraditionalSimplifiedTraditional
说 语 话 讲說 語 話 講
丝 红 级 纸絲 紅 級 紙
饿 饱 饺 馆餓 飽 餃 館
银 铜 铃 钟銀 銅 鈴 鐘
们 问 闻 闪們 問 聞 閃
吗 妈 骂 骑嗎 媽 罵 騎
页 负 贵 财頁 負 貴 財
转 辆 轻 轨轉 輛 輕 軌

Multiple equivalences

SimplifiedTraditional
faatto send
faathair
gonto do, to work
gōndry
ha̲uafter
ha̲uqueen
géihow much/many
gēismall table
lé̲uiin, inside
lé̲imile
mi̲nface, surface
mi̲nnoodles
only
jek(classifier)

Frequent characters