Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics

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Subject: Language and Linguistics

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

The Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics offers a systematic and comprehensive overview of the languages of China and the different ways in which they are and have been studied. It provides authoritative treatment of all important aspects of the languages spoken in China, today and in the past, from many different angles, as well as the different linguistic traditions they have been investigated in.

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Jièbǐzì 借筆字 (Stroke-Borrowing Characters)

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Author(s): Olivier VENTURE
The term jièbǐzì 借筆字 (also jièbǐwén 借筆文), or ‘stroke-borrowing characters’, usually designates Chinese characters in which some strokes are shared by different components, or, more often, it refers to aggregated characters (
Date: 2017-03-02

J (index)

(1,316 words)

Jakobson, Roman 1896–1982: Prague School Linguistics Jakobson’s Laws of Irreversible Solidarity: Acquisition of Phonology, L1…

Jìn 晉 Dialects

(4,167 words)

Author(s): Ming SHEN
Jìn 晉 can be defined as the group of dialects spoken in Shānxī and its surrounding areas that preserves the entering ( 入) tone (Lǐ Róng 1985). These dialects used to be considered part of the Ma…
Date: 2017-03-02