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Learning Mandarin Chinese Words, 40 Most Common Characters

Learn Chinese Words: 40 Easy Characters

This is from my oldest child’s Chinese teacher at school. These are the 40 most common Chinese characters. The chart shows the pronunciation, stroke order, and how the character is used in other, more complicated characters. Try drawing these with a calligraphy brush and a Chinese ink stone.


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