Zhou standard language

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The Zhou standard (Chinese: 史籀篇; pinyin: Shǐ Zhòu Piān) is an attempt of character standardisation, made about 800 BC by the Zhou Dynasty, and aiming to reduce regional variants of the Dazhuan characters. The set was constituted by about 1000 characters.[1]

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  1. ^ ALLETON V. (1970), L’écriture chinoise (coll. Que saisje ?, n01374, 6ème edition 2002), PUF, ISBN 2-13-052921-6