HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist
This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

Chinese Characters by Léon Wieger
Loading...

Chinese Characters (1915)

by Léon Wieger

Other authors: See the other authors section.

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingMentions
1241142,326 (3.94)1

None.

None
Loading...

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

» See also 1 mention

If you are intrigued and fascinated by ancient Chinese characters like I am, then this is an excellent book for you. Wieger has given us valuable insight into the beautiful meanings hidden in this written language of the ancients. ( )
1 vote yangguy | Jun 14, 2007 |
no reviews | add a review

» Add other authors

Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Wieger, Léonprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Davrout, L.Translatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
People/Characters
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
Epigraph
Dedication
First words
Quotations
Last words
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Blurbers
Publisher series
Original language
Canonical DDC/MDS

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English

None

Book description
Haiku summary

Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0486213218, Paperback)

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.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:08:44 -0400)

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.… (more)

Quick Links

Popular covers

Rating

Average: (3.94)
0.5
1 1
1.5
2
2.5 1
3 3
3.5 1
4 5
4.5
5 7

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

 

About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 132,577,549 books! | Top bar: Always visible