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Coblin, W. South

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Works: 71 works in 168 publications in 4 languages and 3,893 library holdings
Genres: Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Handbooks and manuals  Dictionaries  Sources  Conference papers and proceedings  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor
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Most widely held works by W. South Coblin
A handbook of 'Phags-pa Chinese by W. South Coblin( )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'Phags-pa is of immense importance for the study of premodern Chinese phonology. However, the script is difficult to read and interpret, and secondary materials on it are scattered and not easily obtained. The present book is intended as a practical introduction to 'Phags-pa Chinese studies and a guide for reading and interpreting the script. A Handbook of 'Phags-pa Chinese will be of special interest to Chinese historical phonologists and scholars concerned with the history and culture of China and Central Asia during the Yuan period (1279-1368 A.D.)"--Jacket
Francisco Varo's grammar of the mandarin language, 1703 : an English translation of 'Arte de la lengua Mandarina' by Francisco Varo( )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 1,492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Francisco Varo s Arte de la Lengua Mandarina, completed ca. 1680, is the earliest published grammar of any spoken form of Chinese and the fullest known description of the standard language of the seventeenth century. It establishes beyond doubt that this Language of the Mandarins was not Pekingese or Peking-based but had instead a Jiang-Huai or Nankingese-like phonology. It also provides important information about the nature and formation of pre-modern standard forms of Chinese and will lead to revisions of currently held views on Chinese koines and their relationship with regional speech forms and the received vernacular literature. Finally, it provides a wealth ot information on stylistic speech levels, honorific usage, and social customs of the elite during the early Qing period. The book provides a full translation of the 1703 text of the Arte, an extensive introduction to the life and work of Varo, an index of Chinese characters inserted into the translation, and an index of linguistic terms and concepts. It should be of interest to a diverse readership of Chinese historical, comparative, and descriptive linguists, students of Qing history and literature, historiographers of linguistics, and specialists in early Western religious and cultural contact with China
A sinologist's handlist of Sino-Tibetan lexical comparisons by W. South Coblin( Book )

9 editions published in 1986 in 3 languages and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A handbook of eastern Han sound glosses by W. South Coblin( Book )

5 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comparative phonology of the Huáng-Xiào dialects by W. South Coblin( Book )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and Chinese and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of the old Tibetan inscriptions by Fanggui Li( Book )

13 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of comparative Gàn by W. South Coblin( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papers from the Fourteenth International Conference on Sino-Tibetan Languages and Linguistics by 1981, Gainesville, Fla.) International Conference on Sino-Tibetan Languages and Linguistics (14( Book )

6 editions published between 1981 and 1983 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comparative phonology of the central Xiāng dialects by W. South Coblin( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies in old northwest chinese by W. South Coblin( Book )

5 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compendium of phonetics in Northwest Chinese by W. South Coblin( Book )

6 editions published in 1994 in English and Chinese and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Francisco Varo's glossary of the Mandarin language by Francisco Varo( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gu dai Xizang bei wen yan jiu by Fanggui Li( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in Chinese and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern Chinese phonology from Gūanhùa to Mandarin by W. South Coblin( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introductory study of textual and linguistic problems in Erh-ya by W. South Coblin( Book )

12 editions published between 1972 and 1996 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luo Jierui xian sheng qi zhi jin san shou qing lun wen ji( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in Chinese and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comparative phonology of the Huang-Xiao dialects by W. South Coblin( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in Chinese and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of the old Tibetan inscriptions /by Fang Kuei Li and W. South Coblin by Fanggui Li( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of comparative Gàn by W. South Coblin( Book )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Francisco Varo's grammar of the mandarin language, 1703 : an English translation of 'Arte de la lengua Mandarina'
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Francisco Varo's grammar of the mandarin language, 1703 : an English translation of 'Arte de la lengua Mandarina'
Alternative Names
Coblin W. South

Coblin, W. South 1944-

Coblin, Weldon South.

Coblin, Weldon South 1944-

Ke, Weinan

Ke, Yunan 1944-

Kʿo, Wei-nan

South Coblin, W.

South Coblin, Weldon

South-Coblin, Weldon 1944-

Weldon South Coblin American sinologist

Коблин, Уэлдон Саус

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柯, 蔚南

柯, 蔚南 1944-

柯蔚南

柯蔚南 1944-

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