Why it matter
China, the People’s Republic of China, a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; is the most populous country in the world. With the rapid development of the world globalization and the implement of reform and opening up, China is becoming stronger in both economy development and culture exchange.
China has been relentless in its pursuit of economic reforms, and has adopted an earnest and down-to-the earth attitude in her development and reformations. Chinese is the widest spoken language in the world because of its largest population, which is over 1,300,000,000.
There is no doubt that Chinese learning is becoming more and more popular in all over the world. Chinese can be divided into Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese. Along with traditional Chinese characters, it is one of many standard character sets of the contemporary Chinese written language.
Simplified Chinese is often used in China mainland, Chinese immigrants and Singapore, while traditional Chinese is widely used in Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, and other East Asian countries, like Malaysia.
Chinese Simplified is t made public in mainland China by the government of the People’s Republic of Chinain 1964. But The Standard Chinese Simplified Character List is revised and published in 1986. The reason why the Chinese government promoted Chinese Simplified is for the purpose of increasing literacy.
Simplified character forms were created by decreasing the number of strokes and simplifying the forms of a sizable proportion of traditional Chinese characters. For example:
Replacing a character with another existing character that sounds the same or similar:
穀 → 谷; 醜 → 丑; 蘋 → 苹; 鬆 → 松; 隻 → 只; 乾、幹 → 干; 髮 → 发; etc.
Replacing a component of a character with a simple symbol such as 又 and 乂:
對 → 对; 觀 → 观; 歡 → 欢; 嘆 → 叹; 難 → 难; 鳳 → 凤; 風 → 风; 這 → 这; 劉 → 刘; etc.
Omitting entire components:
廣 → 广; 廠 → 厂; 誇 → 夸; 習 → 习; 寧 → 宁; 滅 → 灭; 親 → 亲; 業 → 业; 鄉 → 乡; 餘 → 余; etc.
Further morphing a character after omitting some components:
婦 → 妇; 麗 → 丽; 歸 → 归; 顯 → 显; 務 → 务; etc.
Preserving the basic outline or shape of the original character
飛 → 飞; 龜 → 龟; 齒 → 齿; 奪 → 夺; 門 → 门; etc.
As we can see in the above examples, Chinese simplified is more simple and concise than traditional Chinese. So Chinese Simplified is much easier and quicker for the people of China in 1900 to learn, thus it can increase literacy and help made China become a richer state to some extent. And this policy has become a historical and very important mission at that time.
Why choose us?
To sum up, simplified Chinese is becoming more and more important and wider used. Thus, Simplified Chinese translation also has a stable position in translation industry. If you are looking for all other languages to Chinese simplified translation, CCJK would be a wise choice for you.
- Founded in the year of 2000, CCJK has been providing translation/localization solutions to organizations from around the world, especially in Chinese translation. Experts of Chinese Simplified, PM and production base in China to cut cost by more than 30%.Supported by 2,000+ talented linguists, engineers, designers and programmers who work as a super organized team.24/7 at your services no matter where you are. Whenever and wherever you need Chinese simplified translation, we will be together with you.
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