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Chinese dialect classificaton

a comparative approach to Harngjou, old Jintarn, and common northern Wu

by Richard VanNess Simmons

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Published by Benjamins in Amsterdam .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dialectology,
  • Chinese

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRichard VanNess Simmons.
    SeriesAmsterdam studies in the theory and history of linguistic science -- 188
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 317 p. :
    Number of Pages317
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22496577M
    ISBN 109027236941

    A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text. Published This volume is an investigation and classification of dialects along the Wu and Jiang-Hwai Mandarin border in China's eastern Yangtze Valley. It is the first monograph-length study to critically question the traditional single criterion.

    Even celebrity singer-songwriter Kit Chan weighed in on the great dialect debate. Chan said, “Chinese dialects would encourage young Chinese Singaporeans to become interested in and more competent in Chinese as dialects enables Chinese to become a living language, and a part of our lives, not just a skill to be mastered to earn good grades or. 16 Delightful Resources for Easy Chinese Reading Practice. This book breaks the language down quite nicely, and has the English words on the first line, followed by the Chinese pinyin on the second line and then the actual Chinese characters on the third line.

    Available now at - ISBN: - Hardcover - LINCOM - - Book Condition: Neu - 1. Auflage - Gut - Introduction to Chinese Dialectology intends to give a comprehensive account of the studies on Chinese dialects tracing from the first Chinese dialect study of Yang Xiong's Fangyan "Dialect" to present works, covering mainly phonological and lexical features. The Classify prototype is designed to help users apply classification numbers. Classify provides a user interface and a machine service for assigning classification numbers and subject headings. The database is searchable by many of the standard numbers associated with books, magazines, journals, and music and video recordings.


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The Chinese language comprises many regional varieties, or dialects. The most significant is Mandarin or Guanhua官话, from which Putonghua普通话originates. Besides Mandarin, other main dialect groups have been identified.

The classification of Chinese dialects and their interrelationships remain uncertain because new data are constantly emerging; in addition, each main dialect group could. Pub Date Pages: Language: Chinese Publisher: Guangdong People's Publishing House Dongguan dialect classification Dictionary.

a collection based in Dongguan commonly spoken words with vivid examples. from Dongguan ancient customs Chinese dialect classificaton book the people can understand. The dictionary has a classification and strokes. pinyin search. easy to : LI JI SHAO. The heart of this book is a series of etymological lessons, in which approximately 2, Chinese characters are classified according to "primitives" upon which they are by:   Chinese Dialect Classification: A Comparative Approach to Harngjou, Old Jintarn, and Common Northern Wu.

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No eBook available eBookstore. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Go to Google Play Now» Issues in Chinese dialect description and classification. American Oriental Society. Meeting. Project on Linguistic Analysis, University of California, - Chinese language - Chinese dialect classification: a comparative approach to Harngjou old Jintarn, and common northern Wu.

Classification of Chinese Dialects. the different varieties of Chinese had been described as "dialects", the book acknowledged that they were mutually unintelligible as well as the term "dialect" was utilized in a distinct sense than the western term, in which a dialect was merely indicative of a little distinction in pronunciation, while.

This volume is an investigation and classification of dialects along the Wu and Jiang-Hwai Mandarin border in China's eastern Yangtze Valley. It is the first monograph-length study to critically question the traditional single criterion of initial voicing for the classification of Wu dialects and propose a comprehensive comparative framework as a more successful : Richard Vanness Simmons.

List of languages and dialects. In addition to the varieties listed below, it is customary to speak informally of dialects of each province (such as Sichuan dialect and Hainan dialect).These designations do not generally correspond to classifications used by. Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics (5 Volumes) Editor-in-Chief: Rint Sybesma, Leiden University Associate Editors: Wolfgang Behr, University of Zürich, Yueguo Gu, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Zev Handel, University of Washington, C.-T.

James Huang, Harvard University and James Myers, National Chung Cheng University. [From Issues in Chinese Dialect Description and Classification, ed.

by Richard VanNess Simmons. Journal of Chinese Linguistics Monograph Series No. 15,pp. ] THE CLASSIFICATION OF LONGYAN Daviiid Prager Branner Yuen Ren Society 1.

INTRODUCTION This essay considers the classificatory status of the dialect spoken in the. This general introduction to the study of Chinese traces the language's history from its beginnings in the second millennium B.C.

to the present, and provides a clear picture of the contemporary language and its sociolinguistic status. Chinese, in its numerous dialects, has more speakers than any other language in the modern world, and this vast extension in time and space brings to its study 5/5(2).

The ideas of Chinese dialect classification; 2. Wann’an and the problem of this study; 3. Wann’an’s affiliation and the cohesiveness of diagnostic features; 4. The character of Wann’an dialects; 5. Wann’an evidence about Common Miin; 6. Conclusion: The place of Miin in the greater history of Chinese; Appendix A: Introduction to the.

Are Chinese dialects dying. Yes. Is it due to the mandatory Mandarin policy. Partly. Is Chinese dialect dying a bad thing. Is this the first time some Chinese dialect was lost in history. Like Guo Wei noted in his answer, some Chin.

China's Main Dialects: Quick Guide. Print. It's no surprise that there are so many different ways of speaking Mandarin, since China is so vast a country. As a matter of fact, the dialects of Chinese bear more resemblance to sical forms of the language than to standard Mandarin.

The official version of the language is known as Pǔtōnghuà. dialect MT' also represents a promising market, especially in China.

In the following sections we will discuss inter-dialect MT with special emphasis on the pair of Chinese Cantonese and Chinese Mandarin. 1 Dialects and Chinese Dialects Dialects of a language are that language's.

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Issues in Chinese dialect description and classification. Book: All Authors / Contributors: Richard VanNess Simmons Notes: "A number of the papers in this collection were originally presented as part of the Panel on Chinese Dialect Comparison and Classification at the th Annual Meeting of the American Oriental Society (AOS.

Buy Chinese Characters: Their Origin, Etymology, history, classification and signification (Dover books on language) New issue of ed by Wieger, L. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(17).General Overviews. Chao offers one of the first concise, general overviews of languages and dialects in modern China, while Wang is an overview of Chinese dialectology in the 20th century, tracing the development of the field and introducing major achievements.

In addition, several textbooks provide general overviews of Chinese dialect groups and Chinese dialect research.There are about 10 different officially recognized dialects, potentially there can be more as China is a vast territory and some of the regions aren’t easily accessible. Most people know of Mandarine and Cantonese, not mutually understandable dial.