|A handbook of 'Phags-pa Chinese|
|Author||Coblin, W. South|
|Pub. Location||Honolulu||Publisher||University of Hawai'i Press|
|Date||2007||Phys. Desc.||pdf. [xv, 307 p.]|
|Location||Digital Archives||Call Number||PL402.C63 2007d|
|A handbook of 'Phags-pa Chinese / W. South Coblin.|
Includes bibliographical references (p. 299-307) and indexes.
'Phags-pa Chinese script: its invention, textual attestation, and historical background -- Brief review of'Phags-pa Chinese studies -- Analysis and interpretation of the 'Phags-pa alphabet -- Structural and historical consideration of the 'Phags-pa Chinese sound system -- Glossary of 'Phags-pa Chinese forms -- Pinyin index to Chinese characters in the glossary -- Stroke order index to Chinese characters in the glossary -- Index to transliterated 'Phags-pa orthographic forms in the glossary.
"'Phags-pa is of immense importance for the study of premodern Chinese phonology. However, the script is difficult to read and interpret, and secondary materials on it are scattered and not easily obtained. The present book is intended as a practical introduction to 'Phags-pa Chinese studies and a guide for reading and interpreting the script. A Handbook of 'Phags-pa Chinese will be of special interest to Chinese historical phonologists and scholars concerned with the history and culture of China and Central Asia during the Yuan period (1279-1368 A.D.)"--Jacket.
Local access dig.pdf. [Coblin-Phags-pa Chinese.pdf].
Online via Gleeson Library.