[lit-ideas] Re: Chinese -- ??

  • From: wokshevs@xxxxxx
  • To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, Julie Krueger <juliereneb@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 27 Jun 2007 16:32:47 -0230

Over to you, John McC.

Walter O.
MUN



Quoting Julie Krueger <juliereneb@xxxxxxxxx>:

> And I would know the difference between Mandarin & Cantonese written how??
> I'm laughing at the thought and how ignorant I sound to myself.  Here's a
> fer-instance:
> 
> *é?¸ã?§å??顦æ?¥æ???é?ºå ?î?¯é??Ñ?æ?§é?ºä½¹æ??é?»ã?¥å«°å¦«å ?�ç?¸æ?»é??æ?¤
> 
> ??
> 
> Julie Krueger
> btw -- I seem to recall that at least one of the far-Eastern languages is
> written vertically, rather than horizontally -- something like the manner in
> which Hebrew is read right to left rather than the English left to right.
> ??  Is this no longer the case, having been phased out in this wonderful
> world of modernity, or is computer software simply not geared to deal with
> it?
> *
> On 6/27/07, wokshevs@xxxxxx <wokshevs@xxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > If it's Mandarin, I may be of service.
> >
> > Walter O.
> > MUN
> >
> >
> >
> > Quoting Julie Krueger <juliereneb@xxxxxxxxx>:
> >
> > > Does anyone "here" read Chinese?  I realize there are fairly substantial
> > > differences among dialects -- Mandarin, Cantonese, etc. -- the missives
> > I'm
> > > receiving are from Shanghai .... I have no grasp of what the linguistic
> > > situation is there ....
> > >
> > > Julie Krueger
> > >
> >
> >
> >
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