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by Don Snow

  • Author: Don Snow
  • ISBN: 962209709X
  • ISBN13: 978-9622097094
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  • Language: English
  • Category: Humanities
  • Publisher: Hong Kong University Press (November 9, 2004)
  • Pages: 332
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Cantonese as Written Language: The Growth of a Written Chinese Vernacular ePub download

by Don Snow (Author). ISBN-13: 978-9622097094.

Written Cantonese is the written form of Cantonese, the most complete written form of Chinese after that for Mandarin Chinese and Classical Chinese. Written vernacular Chinese first appeared in the 17th century and a written form of Mandarin became standard throughout China in the early 20th century

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'Cantonese as Written Standard?Diglossia in East AsiaHong Kong and Modern Diglossia.

The writing system and literary tradition of Chinese complicate the status and identity issues of Cantonese. Added to these is the semantic complication that the meaning of terms varies not just because of translation, but also that there are alternative ways to conceptualize them.

The Growth of a Written Chinese Vernacular. There's no description for this book yet. Published January 31, 2005 by Hong Kong University Press.

Snow, Don, Shen Senyao, and Zhou Xiayun. A short history of written Wu part II: Written Shanghainese.

Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press. Cantonese as written standard? Journal of Asian Pacific Communication 18(2). Towards a theory of vernacularization: Insights from written Chinese vernaculars. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development 2013. Snow, Don, Shen Senyao, and Zhou Xiayun.

Braj B. Kachru: Asian Englishes: Beyond the Canon. Asian Englishes Today. Elizabeth Wayland Barber and Paul T. Barber: When They Severed Earth from Sky: How the Human Mind Shapes Myth. As for the problem of representing Cantonese morphemes with Chinese characters, the following publication is essential: Cheung . The Representation of Cantonese with Chinese Characters. Monograph Series No. 18. Berkeley: Journal of Chinese Linguistics.

This book examines this development in the broader context of diglossia, and also of the patterns by which spoken vernaculars have developed written forms in other societies.

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