3 thoughts on “What is the language of the I Ching?

  1. Chinese or Cantonese. Confucius was born in the city of Qufu, in the Chinese State of Lu. Where Mandarin is spoken.

  2. Chinese characters. Whether Mandarin or Cantonese or some other pronunciation depends on how the reader wants to pronounce them. The pronunciation used when they were written (more than a couple thousand years ago) differs somewhat from their modern counterparts.

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