- Publisher Cambridge University Press
- Edition 1st, 1977 reprint
- First published 1956
- ISBN 0521058007
- Course relevance Reference Only
- ICOM Ref. 500 – NE(REF)
This workbook is the first one ever written to help acupuncturists and practitioners of Chinese Medicine to directly access the Chinese medical literature in Chinese. It will teach you how to teach yourself to translate critical and valuable medical information. With the step-by-step instructions and resources contained in this book, plus some patience and perseverance, you can begin translating Modern Medical Chinese within hours.
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.