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by Lin Yutang

Category: Dictionaries and Thesauruses
Subcategory: Reference
Author: Lin Yutang
ISBN: 0070996954
ISBN13: 978-0070996953
Language: English Chinese
Publisher: McGraw-Hill (June 1, 1973)
Pages: 1720
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Lin Yutang's Chinese-English Dictionary of Modern Usage (1972), compiled by the linguist and author Lin Yutang, contains over 8,100 character head entries and 110,000 words and phrases, including many neologisms

Lin Yutang's Chinese-English Dictionary of Modern Usage (1972), compiled by the linguist and author Lin Yutang, contains over 8,100 character head entries and 110,000 words and phrases, including many neologisms. Lin's dictionary made two lexicographical innovations, neither of which became widely used. Collation is based on his graphical "Instant Index System" that assigns numbers to Chinese characters based on 33 basic calligraphic stroke patterns.

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Chinese University of Hong Kong. Lin Yutang's Chinese-English dictionary of modern usage Chinese University of Hong Kong 1972. Australian/Harvard Citation. 1972, Lin Yutang's Chinese-English dictionary of modern usage Chinese University of Hong Kong.

This paper makes a comparison between Mathews’ Chinese-English Dictionary which is the last Chinese-English dictionary compiled by foreign missionaries, and Lin Yutang’s Chinese English Dictionary of Modern Usage which is the first Chinese-English dictionary compiled by a Chinese. Three aspects of the two dictionaries are studied in this paper, namely the index system, the grammatical information of the lemma and the definition of the lemma.

Lin Yutang's Chinese-English Dictionary of Modern Usage by LIN, Yutang. Published by The Chinese University of Hong Kong (1972).

Lin Yutang was one of the best known Chinese writers of the twentieth century. Lin Yutang's Chinese-English Dictionary of Modern Usage. Hong Kong: Chinese University of Hong Kong, 1972. He developed a witty writing style and his works are filled with deep insights, sharp analysis, and a sense of humor. He introduced the West to Chinese culture, tradition, life style, character, and ways of thinking.

The first thing to be said is that this dictionary is a Chinese/English dictionary using traditional characters, and that it does not have an index in pinyin, Yale, or Wade-Giles

Package Dimensions: 1. x . inches. The first thing to be said is that this dictionary is a Chinese/English dictionary using traditional characters, and that it does not have an index in pinyin, Yale, or Wade-Giles. It does have an English index, together with an interesting numerical index based upon numbers assigned to specific types of strokes at the tops and bottoms of the characters. I have used this, but find it cumbersome, although I suspect that one could become quite adept at using it with practice.

With his facility for both Chinese and English idiom, Lin presided over the . Stacey Bieler, "Lin Yutang" Biographical Dictionary of Christianity in China

With his facility for both Chinese and English idiom, Lin presided over the compilation of a Chinese-English dictionary, Lin Yutang's Chinese-English Dictionary of Modern Usage (1972), which contains a massive English index to definitions of Chinese terms. The work was undertaken at the newly founded Chinese University of Hong Kong. Stacey Bieler, "Lin Yutang" Biographical Dictionary of Christianity in China. William Sima, "New Scholarship: The Cross-Cultural Legacy of Lin Yutang in China and America," China Heritage Quarterly 29 (2012).

With his facility for both Chinese and English idiom, Lin presided over the compilation of an outstanding Chinese-English dictionary, Lin Yutang's Chinese-English Dictionary of Modern Usage (simplified Chinese: 林语. .

With his facility for both Chinese and English idiom, Lin presided over the compilation of an outstanding Chinese-English dictionary, Lin Yutang's Chinese-English Dictionary of Modern Usage (simplified Chinese: 林语堂当代汉英词典; traditional Chinese: 林語堂當代漢英詞典) (1972), which contains a massive English index to definitions o. Although his major books have remained in print, Lin is a thinker whose place in modern Chinese intellectual history has been overlooked until recently.

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