Writing Bai language with Chinese Characters 方块白文

Literature 文学 · Dali Intangible Cultural Heritage 大理州非物质文化遗产 · Bai Minority 白族

Ancient form of recording the Bai language with Chinese characters.

The Bai language does not have a written form, so from the Tang dynasty on, some scholars used Chinese characters in a phonetic way. 

The most important find is the 山花碑.