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The Standardization of Chinese Characters

Zhuanglin Hu
From the journal Chinese Semiotic Studies


The standardization of Chinese characters has always been a heated topic in Mainland China and elsewhere. After a brief introduction to newly emerging disciplines such as eco-semiotics and eco-linguistics, the paper attempts to discuss the role of the standardization of Chinese characters from the perspectives of sustainability, communication, contextualization and biodiversity.

Published Online: 2015-4-30
Published in Print: 2015-5-1

© 2015 by Walter de Gruyter Berlin/Boston