The Journal of Silk Science and Technology of Japan
Online ISSN : 1881-1698
Print ISSN : 1880-8204
ISSN-L : 1880-8204
The Relations of Silk and Ancient Chinese Characters
ZHENG JINMASANORI SHIGEMATSU
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1997 Volume 6 Pages 49-54

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  Silk has a close relationship with the ancient Chinese character. In other words, the formations of related Chinese characters were greatly influenced by the appearance and improvements of silk. On the other hand, new Chinese characters were also created and developed for the growth of silk technology and its culture. As a result, science, technology, politics and art of the society were also affected by its characters while these interactions with silk.

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