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DARTH VADER from the PLANET VULCAN ([personal profile] highways) wrote in [community profile] mandarin1012010-09-19 03:23 pm
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Do you study traditional characters, or simplified characters?

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Traditional.
8 (57.1%)

Simplified.
5 (35.7%)

Both.
1 (7.1%)

Neither.
0 (0.0%)

Feel free to explain yourself in the comments! :D
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[personal profile] supermouse 2010-09-20 06:43 am (UTC)(link)
The particular site I am learning from teaches simplified.
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[personal profile] kutsuwamushi 2010-09-22 07:38 pm (UTC)(link)
I want to learn traditional characters, mainly because the traditional characters are what hanja (Korean) and kanji (Japanese) are based on. It's also apparently easier to recognize simplified if you already know traditional, rather than vice versa.

But I'm finding this frustrating because most material is simplified. Maybe learning both would be best, but that requires a lot of discipline!
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[personal profile] azuire 2010-09-23 03:09 pm (UTC)(link)
I learnt traditional in school and have difficulty reading simplified :/ Exacerbated since I started learning Japanese.