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Chinese characters : their origin, etymology, history, classification and signification : a thorough study from Chinese documents

Author: Léon Wieger; L Davrout
Publisher: New York : Paragon Book Reprint : Dover Publications, 1965.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd ed., enl. and rev. according to the 4th French edView all editions and formats
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A series of etymological lessons classifies 2,300 Chinese characters, noting their modern and archaic forms, pronunciation, origin, semantic content, and variants, plus quotations of classical usage. Supplements include listings of phonetic elements and the primitives on which characters are based, an index of characters based on number of strokes, and other study aids.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Dictionaries
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wieger, Léon, 1856-1933.
Chinese characters.
New York : Paragon Book Reprint : Dover Publications, 1965
(OCoLC)23659503
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Léon Wieger; L Davrout
ISBN: 9780486317007 0486317005
OCLC Number: 841493845
Description: 1 online resource (820 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introductory [sic] --
Etymological lessons --
Index of all the usual groups --
Appendix: Old graphies [sic] --
List of the 858 phonetics --
Phonetic series --
Lexicon by order of sounds : the Wade system --
Lexicon by order of radicals --
List of difficult characters.
Other Titles: Caractères chinois
Responsibility: by L. Wieger, S.J. ; translated into English by L. Davrout, S.F.
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A series of etymological lessons classifies 2,300 Chinese characters, noting their modern and archaic forms, pronunciation, origin, semantic content, and variants, plus quotations of classical usage. Supplements include listings of phonetic elements and the primitives on which characters are based, an index of characters based on number of strokes, and other study aids.

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