Chinese Characters

Wieger, Dr L

  • Publisher Dover Books
  • Edition 2nd
  • First published 1965
  • ISBN 486213218

A series of etymological lessons classifies 2,300 Chinese characters, noting their modern and archaic forms, pronunciation, origin, semantic content, and variants, plus quotations of classical usage. Supplements include listings of phonetic elements and the primitives on which characters are based, an index of characters based on number of strokes, and other study aids.

  • Course relevance Bibliographic
  • ICOM Ref. 550 – WI