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Alphabet in mandarin

I want to know the alphabet in mandarin. Like 'A', 'B', 'C', so on and so forth.

For learning: Chinese (Mandarin)
Base language: English
Category: Language

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    There is no alphabet in Mandarin. If you want to say A, B, C, D, E,... (like 1, 2, 3, 4, 5,... or I, II, III, IV, V,...) there is a list here:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Celestial_stem#Table

    But for Chinese characters, they are formed from a radical and then some have extra strokes.

    You can see a list of the 214 radicals here:

    http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Index:Chinese_radical

    And then click on one to see the other characters that come from that radical.

     

    Maybe you want to learn the Pinyin?
    The Pinyin system uses the same alphabet letters as English, except that Pinyin doesn't have the v, which is only used in typing and functions as ü. Also they sound quite different. Here is a link to the pinyin chart:
    http://chinese.yabla.com/chinese-pinyin-chart.php
    Hope this will help. :)

    they don't write sounds, so they don't have ABC

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