Chinese Characters: A Genealogy and Dictionary


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This dictionary is specially designed to help students understand, appreciate and remember Chinese characters. It has the following features: Each character entry includes a brief etymology explaining the character's composition according to traditional Chinese research. Genealogical charts highlight the connections between characters, showing the creation of more than 4,000 characters from less than 200 simple pictographs and ideographs. Based on computerized referencing of the classic dictionary written nearly 2,000 ...

Chinese Characters: A Genealogy and Dictionary 1999, Yale University Press

ISBN-13: 9780966075007

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