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I am looking for books to study chinese characters

Erez Shmerling

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Hello, I am looking for recommendations for books( or series of books) about Chinese characters that satisfy the following requirement:


1. There are simplified and/or traditional characters, preferably books that do both.

2. The amount of characters covered is large, 2500+ characters.

3. The font used is SimSun for simplified characters, and a close font( for example Source Han Serif regular weight or light weight) for traditional characters.

4. Each character is presented in large size, and it is presented inside a "character box".

5. Full stroke order is provided for each character.

6. A definition, pronunciation in pinyin, and some character combinations are provided.


I already have a book called "Reading and Writing Chinese( Simplified character edition)" by William McNaughton, and it satisfies the requirements,but it contains only about 1000 characters

and it only contains simplified characters.


Thank you in advance.

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