Techincal Notes on the Chinese Language Dialects
This portion of the site contains the following files:
Phonology of the Seven Major Dialect Groups of Chinese
ch-intro.htm An introduction to the various Chinese dialects
mandarin.htm Mandarin Phonology
wu.htm Wu Phonology
min.htm Min Phonology
yue.htm Yue Phonology
hakka.htm Hakka Phonology
gan.htm Gan Phonology
xiang.htm Xiang Phonology
References and Maps
biblio.htm Recommended readings and reference works consulted whilst writing the articles in this section of the site.
chinasch.htm Schematic maps of China
International Phonetic Association Symbols
chinipa.htm Some symbols used in Chinese Phonology
ipacon.htm A chart of the IPA consonants
vchart.htm A chart of the IPA vowels
A few essays unfinished
reconstr.htm Reconstructing Chinese Phonological History - just begun.
gy01.htm A summary of the various periods in Chinese history.
ch-char.htm A brief history of Chinese lexicon, and language change.
midchin.htm No contents
modchin.htm No contents
206gyr01.htm GuangYun Rimes with supplementary characters from Karlgren's Etudes sur la Phonologie Chinoise. It is hoped that this provides a easy page where character's GuangYun rhyme is easily located within its 61 rows.
206rimes.htm Similar to the above, except there are none of Karlgren's characters.
gy1.htm Part 1, rime rows 1 to 20
gy2.htm Part 2, rimes rows 21 to 41
gy3.htm Part 3, rimes rows 42 to 61
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