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Hill, Nathan W. (2015) 'Proposal for a transcription of Chinese characters in the study of early Chinese language and literature = 早期漢語言文學研究中的漢字釋讀方法新探.' Bulletin of Chinese Linguistics, 8. pp. 48-60.

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This paper outlines the pitfalls of the current anachronistic practice of transcribing early Chinese documents by identifying each character with a kǎishū 楷書 equivalent. In its place, I suggest a way of transliterating characters directly, by rendering into roman letters the phonetic and semantic information encoded by a character. (This article is in English.)

Item Type: Journal Article
SOAS Departments & Centres: Departments and Subunits > Department of East Asian Languages & Cultures
Legacy Departments > Faculty of Languages and Cultures > Department of the Languages and Cultures of China and Inner Asia
Legacy Departments > Faculty of Languages and Cultures > Department of Linguistics
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PI Oriental languages and literatures
P Language and Literature > PL Languages and literatures of Eastern Asia, Africa, Oceania
ISSN: 19336985
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Date Deposited: 27 Jan 2016 17:06

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