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The writing and interpretation of Chinese pictograph

Hieroglyphs are evolved from pictorial characters, which are the crystallization of Chinese wisdom. It is also an inheritance of our ancestors’ original way of tracing objects and recording. It is currently the oldest language in the world. Hieroglyphs refer to purely using graphics as characters. Use the lines and strokes of the characters to outline the morphological characteristics of external objects. The character and the external objects it depicts have great similarities in morphology and structure.

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Dr. Jianing Wang