Hiragana & Katakana

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Hiragana & Katakana

The more simple kana-syllablesigns derived from the complicated
Chinese characters, because it was too complex to write long Japanese
words with those sophisticated Chinese signs.
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Kanji History

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Kanji History and Development

The oldest known Chinese characters appeared about 1600 B.C. but quantity and niveau suggest that they already passed a longer development. Just like Egyptian hieroglyphics they derived from natural illustrations, which got more and more conceptional with the time.
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