Question by  Jackson77 (15)

How many Chinese letters are there?

Do they stand for words or symbols?


Answer by  junebug0720 (270)

The Chinese do not use letters they use symbols for all their ideas rather than sounds. The dictionary is full of 50,0000 characters but only a few thousand are used.


Answer by  bunkerhill (825)

chinese letters are symbols that can signify a sound or an actual word. it depends on what the actual symbol is.


Answer by  sc1234 (1319)

There are a ton of Chinese letters and the number varies depending on which dialect of Chinese you are referring to. They stand for words.

You have 50 words left!