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Do Chinese people not think of their language as having vowels, consonants, etc?

Do Chinese people not think of their language as having vowels, consonants, etc? Topic: How to write an order letter sample
July 20, 2019 / By Clemency
Question: Listening to these samples of Chinese it's almost like pinyin is just an approximation of what the Roman letters would be.
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Bee Bee | 1 day ago
yes they dont think that way.. well but now they have to have a equivalent to the roman letters hence pinyin to write chinese on the computer....... luckily i know what ur talking about.. weird they have to write in latin letters in order fro the computer to show chinese characters...... if ur in taiwan tho... they have their own "phonetic"system to write on the computer but they also learn roman letters .... its really complicated.... oh and they base they writing system as "radicals"... like one part of that certain character which all the rest have in common and that is how they organize them and also stroke count...
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Bee Originally Answered: Which is older,the Arabic language or the Hebrew language?
To answer you Sameer, when any expert says Hebrew is older than Arabic they mean to say "older than Arabic as a written language" and this is because they could not find any written Arabic language dated before the Hebrew ones that they found, which is not enough proof that the Arabic language only existed at the date of the oldest written Arabic document found. Being an educated Arab, I know the strength of Arabic as a well structured language. Every word in Arabic has a root and has a proper meaning, which is slightly different from the meanings of other words that share the same root. From looking at the Hebrew words that sound deformed Arabic words I find that they are used for the same meaning, which Arabs use by the original form, and the deformity of the Hebrew words tells me that they are not originally Hebrew because the Arabic version of the same words have proper roots that are usually shared with other words, while in Hebrew they stand alone for that specific meaning. There are more examples in Urdu and the modern Persian languages that adopted a large number of Arabic words into their languages after converting to Islam. This reminds me of the word SOUK as a good example, which has been adopted by English from Arabic to mean a small market. The word in Arabic is SouQ and not Souk, as the English speakers can't pronounce the deep throat "Q". SouQ in Arabic has a root that is shared by other Arabic words, which proves that the word originally is Arabic. On the other hand, it is not easy for Arabic speakers to use a non-Arabic word as if it is Arabic without being caught by the Arabic grammatical rules that check the form and use of words in the Arabic texts. Any non-Arabic word used in Arabic sentences through history was called "Ajami word" and the grammatical rules do not apply to it properly. Furthermore, Arabic never changed much through thousands of years. for example, if you give an Arabic speaking person a poem written three thousand years ago and tell him it is new, he would believe you. We read and enjoy pre-Islamic Arabic poems, some of which are written by Arab Christians and Arab Jews, just like we enjoy the modern poetry. Therefore, even though the oldest Hebrew written document found is older than the oldest Arabic document found, I would still say that Hebrew has taken from Arabic, and Arabic is older than Hebrew and not the other way around, as some would like to claim.
Bee Originally Answered: Which is older,the Arabic language or the Hebrew language?
LET ME ANSWER THIS QUESTION AS IM A ARABIST AND I HAVE YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: * Hebrew is older than Arabic. * However it is important to note that as Hebrew is a really old language HEBREW IS AN EXTINCT language. Hebrew has been dead for centuries. What is now spoken in Israel is NOT actually Hebrew it is an Esperanto like European - Yiddish - Biblical Hebrew Pidgin. It is an artificial language constructed by some professors. It can never be like real Hebrew which was replaced by Aramaic which was then replaced by Arabic. * Biblical Hebrew is the only Hebrew that survives but cant be spoken because the language is extinct * So Arabic is the oldest non extinct non artificially constructed or revived language. Thank you.
Bee Originally Answered: Which is older,the Arabic language or the Hebrew language?
To those who say that Hebrew Language is older than Arabic Language, written or otherwise: Originally the Children of Israel are the descendants of Isaac, and he is the son of Abraham. The Arabs have lived hundreds of years before the birth of Abraham, when there were no Children of Israel. So the Hebrew Language has been influenced heavily by Arabic Language in the expressions and arithmetic. The origin of the Hebrew language to a large extent is a mixture between Arabic and Canaanite Languages. PROVE THAT THE CHILDREN OF ISRAEL LIVED BEFORE ISAAC, THEN THE HEBREW LANGUAGE WOULD BE REGARDED OLDER THAN ARABIC.
Bee Originally Answered: Which is older,the Arabic language or the Hebrew language?
In the beginning, there was one language and one phonetic script. It had no name, since it was alone. It was the language the Almighty spoke into Creation, the beginning of which is translated as "Let There Be Light". It was spoken by the 10 generations which preceded Noah, and the shape and names of its script was so entangled in the meanings of its roots that they were one. After the Flood and the Tower of Babel, everyone spoke corrupted versions of the original language, each given its own name, everyone except one person who chose not to participate in the evil of the Tower. His name was Eber, and that original language was named after him, Hebrew. Abraham was called "The Hebrew" because he descended from Eber, the first Hebrew.

Bee Originally Answered: WHAT DO THESE CHINESE IDIOMS MEAN?
SARA FOWLER . . . how many times do you have to be told to do your own homework? It will not help you one bit for someone to give you the answers that you should know from your classes. Additionally, you have something called the Internet at your disposal. Learn, baby, learn!
Bee Originally Answered: WHAT DO THESE CHINESE IDIOMS MEAN?
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Bee Originally Answered: WHAT DO THESE CHINESE IDIOMS MEAN?
They mean: This is the TRAVEL forum, and languages is under Society and culture or something like that.

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