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Chinese and Japanese History

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History of Chinese and Japanese languages. History </>
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Evolution period of Chinese and Japanese languages. Origin
1250 BC
1185
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Language Family is the common ancestor through which all the languages under this family are related. Language Family
Sino-Tibetan Family
Japonic Family
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Language Family is divided into branches and further branches are divided into groups called subgroups. Subgroup
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Language Family is divided into smaller units called as branch. Branch
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There are three forms of language. Language Forms
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Development stages of Chinese and Japanese languages in it’s earlier period. Early Forms
No early forms
Old Japanese, Early Middle Japanese, Late Middle Japanese and Early Modern Japanese
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A standard form is a language variety that is used in governments, in media, in schools and for international communication. Standard Forms
Standard Chinese
Japanese
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Rank of Chinese and Japanese languages based on total number of native speakers. Language Position
1
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8
8
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Signed forms are manually coded languages which are representation of oral languages in gesture and visual form which is signed version of oral languages. Sign languages are used by deaf communities. Signed Forms
Wenfa Shouyu 文法手語 ("Grammatical Sign Language", Signed Mandarin (Taiwan))
Signed Japanese
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Scope of Chinese and Japanese languages Scope
Individual
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History of Chinese and Japanese

History of Chinese and Japanese languages gives information about its origin, language family, language position, and early and standard forms. The Chinese language was originated in 1250 BC and Japanese language was originated in 1185. Also you can learn About Chinese Language and About Japanese Language. When we compare Chinese and Japanese history the important points of comparison are its origin, language family and rank of both the languages.

Early forms of Chinese and Japanese

The Early forms of Chinese and Japanese explains the evolution of Chinese and Japanese languages which is under Chinese and Japanese history. The early forms give us the early stages of the language. By studying Chinese and Japanese history we will understand how the Chinese and Japanese languages were evolved and modified according to time.

  • Early forms of Chinese: No early forms.
  • Early forms of Japanese: Old Japanese, Early Middle Japanese, Late Middle Japanese and Early Modern Japanese.
  • Standard forms of Chinese: Standard Chinese.
  • Standard forms of Japanese: Japanese.
  • Signed forms of Chinese: Wenfa Shouyu 文法手語 ("Grammatical Sign Language", Signed Mandarin (Taiwan))
  • Signed forms of Japanese: Wenfa Shouyu 文法手語 ("Grammatical Sign Language", Signed Mandarin (Taiwan))

Chinese and Japanese Language Family

In Chinese and Japanese history, you will get to know about Chinese and Japanese language family. Go through all languages which belong to Afro-Asiatic Languages and Niger-Congo Languages and explore more about them. A language family is defined as group of languages that are derived from common ancestors. Chinese is a part of Sino-Tibetan Family while Japanese is a part of Japonic Family. The subgroup and branch of Chinese is Not Available and Not Available resp. The subgroup and branch of Japanese is Not Available and Not Available resp. Language families are subdivided into smaller units. Scripts used by these languages also depend upon their family. Check out the scripts used in Chinese and Japanese language on Chinese vs Japanese alphabets. You can also find which is the most widely spoken language in the world on Most Spoken Languages.

Chinese vs Japanese Language Rank

It’s really interesting to find out Chinese vs Japanese language rank. Chinese and Japanese history gives you Chinese and Japanese language rank. The Chinese language rank is 1. And Japanese language rank is 8. The language which is at the higher position has maximum number of native speakers. If you want to know the number of native speakers then go to Chinese vs Japanese.