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The Chinese lexicon: a comprehensive survey

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The Chinese Lexicon is a detailed study of the words and word combinations used in modern Chinese. Yip Po-Ching defines the general properties of a language's lexicon, or vocabulary, prior to a thorough discussion of the organizational features of the Chinese lexicon. Comparisons are made between Chinese and English, highlighting the similarities and differences between the two lexicons.
This fascinating work examines the relationships between word and meanings, and demonstrates the ability of language to combine continuity and change. It surpasses the scope of a dictionary and reveals the systematic nature of vocabulary. Features include:

a wealth of language examples
clear comparisons between Chinese and English
Chinese characters and pinyin romanization throughout
a comprehensive index.
The Chinese Lexicon surpasses the scope of a dictionary and reveals the systematic nature of vocabulary. It will prove an invaluable resource for all students and teachers of Chinese.

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Author(s):
Yip Po-Ching
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
235x159
EAN-13:
9780415151740
Edition:
2000
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0415151740
ISBN-13:
9780415151740
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
400
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis
Title:
The Chinese lexicon

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The Chinese Lexicon is a detailed study of the words and word combinations used in modern Chinese. Yip Po-Ching defines the general properties of a language's lexicon, or vocabulary, prior to a thorough discussion of the organizational features of the Chinese lexicon. Comparisons are made between Chinese and English, highlighting the similarities and differences between the two lexicons.
This fascinating work examines the relationships between word and meanings, and demonstrates the ability of language to combine continuity and change. It surpasses the scope of a dictionary and reveals the systematic nature of vocabulary. Features include:

a wealth of language examples
clear comparisons between Chinese and English
Chinese characters and pinyin romanization throughout
a comprehensive index.
The Chinese Lexicon surpasses the scope of a dictionary and reveals the systematic nature of vocabulary. It will prove an invaluable resource for all students and teachers of Chinese.

Author(s):
Yip Po-Ching
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
235x159
EAN-13:
9780415151740
Edition:
2000
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0415151740
ISBN-13:
9780415151740
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
400
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis
Title:
The Chinese lexicon

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