Can you create a new Chinese character?

Create a new character

As we have seen through the development of Chinese, the language is always changing. 

As we saw with this restaurant who created their character as a form of advertisement about their noodles. 

Did you know it was a hobby of members of the imperial court to invent new characters for fun? 

If you were to create a new character, what would you create? And what would it mean? 

There are so many characters already, what’s the harm in creating one more? It is almost like art. It can be fun! And you never know, it might catch on.

Here are some examples below

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Below are some more from Chinese Tools 

These are from PapaHuhu

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