Wong"s system of Chinese lexicography
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Wong"s system of Chinese lexicography the four-corner numeral system in arranging Chinese characters ... by YГјn-wu Wang

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Published by The Commercial Press, Limited in Shanghai, China .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Chinese language -- Lexicography.,
  • Chinese language -- Writing.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Y.W. Wong ...
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPL1411 .W3 1926
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p. l., 48, [25] p.
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6724060M
LC Control Number29002027
OCLC/WorldCa6317506

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Description. This comprehensive account of the history of Chinese lexicography is the first book on the subject to be published in English. It traces the development of Chinese lexicography over three millennia, from the Zhou Dynasty ( BC BC) to the Qing Dynasty ().   This book not only makes an important and original contribution to the history of Chinese lexicography and the social and cultural history of China but also provides illuminating insights into world lexicography and new forms of comparative researches in lexicography in the global by: 9. The scheme, known as S. L. Wong system (黃錫凌式), is a broad phonemic transcription system based on IPA and its analysis of Cantonese phonemes is grounded in the theories of Y. R. Chao. Other than the phonemic transcription system, Wong also derived a romanisation scheme published in the same book. See S. L. Wong (romanisation). This book sets out to explain Xǔ Shèn’s scientific principles as well as the details of their implementation in his Dictionary by providing an extensive introduction to the whole work, followed by a detailed annotated “ thick” reading of the section of the Shuōwén that focusses mainly on the anc ient Chinese psychological vocabulary.

Free shipping for non-business customers when ordering books at De Gruyter Online. Please find details to our shipping fees here. RRP: Recommended Retail Price. Print Flyer; Overview; Content; Book Book Series. Previous chapter. Next chapter. Chinese-English Lexicography and Chinese-English Translation Guanghua, Wu. 30,00 € / $ / £ This comprehensive account of the history of Chinese lexicography is the first book on the subject to be published in English. It traces the development of Chinese lexicography over three millennia, from the Zhou Dynasty ( BC BC) to the Qing Dynasty (). Revealing how the emergence of lexicographical culture in ancient China was Author: Heming Yong. foundation of all subsequent Chinese lexicography and linguistics. It was presented to the Emperor in AD , though actually completed many years earlier. It is recognizably a dictionary, even to Western readers. It contains entries for approximat Chinese characters, with information about their origins, meanings, and pronunciation. Wierzbicka, Anna (). Lexicography and conceptual Arbor: Karoma. Abstract: This book is about the meaning of words – simple everyday words, such as bottle or jar; trousers or skirt; tree, flower or g the meaning of such words is infinitely more difficult and .

China's official language is Mandarin Chinese. Modern spoken Chinese, called bai hua, replaced the classical language in the s. The writing system has remained the same for thousands of years and is the same for all dialects. Chinese is written in pictograms and ideographs that are symbols representing concepts rather than sounds. Tao Wong has 47 books on Goodreads with ratings. Tao Wong’s most popular book is Life in the North (The System Apocalypse #1). Chinese lexicography. In Dictionaries. An International Encyclopedia of Lexicography: Supplementary Volume: Recent Developments with Focus on Electronic and Computational Lexicography . In spite of his manifold duties, he found time to work out a system of Chinese lexicography - the four-corner numeral system - after years of research and experimentation. The simplicity and practicality of this system have commended it to more than a million users in China and abroad in two years.