Although in both countries the use of simplified characters is universal among the younger Chinese generation, a large majority of the older Chinese literate generation still use the traditional characters. Here are some useful online resources for learning the components of Chinese characters: This article contains IPA phonetic symbols.
Translated by Zhang Liqing. Cognates in the several varieties of Chinese are generally written with the same character.
For example, many additional readings have the Middle Chinese departing tone, the major source of the 4th tone in modern Standard Chinese. Understanding Chinese Characters Third Edition. Qiu gives examples of early semi-cursive script, showing that it had popular origins rather than being purely Liu's invention.
Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.