Mandarin Language Game online book

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6. Large Seal Characters


Large seal characters dà zhuàn 大篆   




This stamp was issued in 2003 in a set of 2 stamps showing different ancient characters. 


The large seal characters are early pictograms and ideograms. There are many examples of the seal characters in this book. There are also other ancient characters from different times, for example the oracle bone script, bronze script and seal characters. 


Suggested activities:

  • Try writing these ancient characters:

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