Lecture_六书 (ppt)

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2/10/10 5  – * 1 character = 1 syllable = 1 morpheme writing pronunciation meaning Internal structure of characters : strokes components → characters 8 ≈ 2000 3500 (functional) Characters are made up of common components following certain principles.   æ ´ * - The first standard work on Chinese etymology was done in the Han dynasty (120 AD) by Xu Shen I   (based on Small Seal)
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2/10/10
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2/10/10 1.   pictographs picture evolution modern character - English I I I I I I I I I 2 2 2
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2/10/10 Single-element characters : I    -- no sound-indicating components -- take up abount 10% of characters -- mostly early characters -- Many of them became radicals. Multi-element characters I -- take up the majority of Chinese characters
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2/10/10 2. indictors Adding a mark to an existing character to show the intended meaning. 3. meaning composites Combining signs to extend meanings metaphorically. I
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