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  1. Six Methods of forming Chinese characters, according to Han dictionary Shuowen 说文
  2. namely, two primary methods: 象形(pictogram), 指事 (ideogram), two compound methods: 会意(combined ideogram), 形声(ideogram plus phonetic), and two transfer methods: 假借 (loan), 转注 (transfer)

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