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Sound and Symbol in Chinese

Bernhard Kalgren

Publication Year: 1990

This little classic on the Chinese spoken and written language has remained standard reading both for the student and the general reader; It gives a lucid account of the development and distinguishing features of Chinese writing and speech and this edition has been revised by the author.

Published by: Hong Kong University Press, HKU

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Contents

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pp. vii-

NOTES ON THE PRONUNCIATION OF CHINESE

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pp. 1-94

... scholar who examines the structure and evolution of human speech finds material of the highest value in every one of the several thousand languages of the world. The phonetic laws and inflexions of a South Sea language or a Negro language may be just as instructive, in the comparative study of linguistics, as the corresponding ...

BIBLIOGRAPHICAL NOTES

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pp. 95-97


E-ISBN-13: 9789882202795
Print-ISBN-13: 9789622092570

Page Count: 106
Publication Year: 1990