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The Chinese Lexicon: A Comprehensive Survey (Paperback)

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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.

EducationLanguages with Grant & CutlerChineseMandarinVocabularyLanguages with Grant & CutlerLearning & Reference By Subject
Language: Chinese: M
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd Publication Date: 08/01/2007 ISBN-13: 9780415429542  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Yip Po-Ching is now retired from the University of Leeds where he was a Senior Lecturer in Chinese. He has collaborated with Don Rimmington on 4 other titles for us: Basic Chinese: A Grammar and Workbook; Intermediate Chinese: A Grammar and Workbook , Chinese: A Comprehensive Grammar and most recently Chinese: An Essential Grammar (2nd edition, 2006), and is currently writing a book on Chinese vocabulary

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