Abc Etymological Dictionary Of Old Chinese by Axel SchuesslerAbc Etymological Dictionary Of Old Chinese by Axel Schuessler

Abc Etymological Dictionary Of Old Chinese

byAxel Schuessler

Hardcover | July 7, 2006

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This is the first genuine etymological dictionary of Old Chinese written in any language. Designed for use by nonspecialists and specialists alike, the dictionary is highly accessible, being arranged in alphabetical order and possessed of numerous innovative lexicographical features. Each entry offers one or more possible etymologies as well as reconstructed pronunciations and other relevant data. Words that are morphologically related are grouped together into "word families" that attempt to make explicit the derivational or other etymological processes that relate them. The dictionary is preceded by a substantive and significant introduction that outlines the author's views on the linguistic position of Chinese within Asia and details the phonological and morphological properties, to the degree they are known, of the earliest stages of the Chinese language and its ancestor.
Title:Abc Etymological Dictionary Of Old ChineseFormat:HardcoverDimensions:688 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:July 7, 2006Publisher:University of Hawaii PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0824829751

ISBN - 13:9780824829759

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