Translate a Character from Simplified to Traditional

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Translate a Character from Simplified to Traditional

Postby panther0890 » Thu Dec 21, 2006 4:13 am

Hi, I was wondering if anyone can translate a word in my name from simplified to traditional. The character is made up with fire and mountain next to eachother. It is pronounced chan' . I heard it was a very difficult character. My whole name is pronounced chan' wen in cantonese. thanks

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Postby SandraYee » Thu Dec 21, 2006 5:18 am

Hi. I'm not sure how to input chinese character but this site will show you the traditional form of the character (just click the link) ... oding=text

If you want to translate a lot of the simplified characters just learn the radicals or "bu shou" of the simplified character and you can look them up online.

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Postby Match » Sun Feb 25, 2007 11:15 am

In Simplified Chinese = 灿
In Traditional Chinese = 燦

That's my grandfather's name as well :)

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