Chinese 18 Jul 2015


The search engine used for the Chinese Swadesh list is The terms were entered using Chinese characters, not pinyin transliteration.

Many of the more abstract terms came up with calligraphy samples rather than images illustrating the concept. Some even supplied drawing templates for the characters. There were lots of women in the image searches, some porn, some not. tended to serve the calligraphic characters, and was the winner in the SEO sweepstakes.