Gender features in the formation of chinese characters

UDK 811.581’22 BBK 81.711.022

A. A. Prutskikh

T. A. Pruckikh

The uniqueness of Chinese writing, the stages of its development and the ways of forming character allow researchers to penetrate through the history and find the influence of multiple factors on the formation of a “special” Eastern (Chinese) picture of the world. There is no any need to decipher ancient written signs; it opens a direct and maximal objective path to understanding the underlying processes on which Chinese society is based.

Key words: Chinese, characters, semantics, writing.

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