The Chinese language is one of the most difficult languages in the world. The fact that they do not have their alphabet, which is great would simplify their lives. So how do they then write sms and communicate in chat rooms? Let's find out. For your information, in order to somehow there to read and write need to know at least 4,000 characters. Professor linguist knows somewhere 8000-10000 characters. Modern Dictionary "Zhonghua tszyhay" contains the 85,568 characters.