ISO 15924 script code: Hant

Technical information about ISO 15924 script code Hant

Technical information about the script code Hant can be found below.

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Han (Traditional variant)

The Han (Traditional) or Hant script is a form of Chinese characters used primarily in regions like Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macau. It represents the older, more complex form of characters compared to the simplified version, and is used to write Chinese languages such as Mandarin and Cantonese. On computers and operating systems, support for Han Traditional script is widely available, with Unicode providing extensive coverage. The exact origins of this script are unknown, but it has evolved and been refined over thousands of years, reflecting the rich history and cultural diversity of Chinese-speaking communities.

Related locale codes

zh-Hant Chinese (Traditional)

zh-Hant-HK Chinese (Traditional, Hong Kong)

zh-Hant-MO Chinese (Traditional, Macao)

zh-Hant-TW Chinese (Traditional, Taiwan)

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