Rhyme Tables

In the previous pages, we discussed the initials, rhymes, She categories and its dependence on the inner and outer series, and deng categories of rhymes. We now see the whole thing in practice in the following rhyme table which is taken from QiYinLue 七 音 略 a rhymebook included in a collection known as SiKu QuanShu 四 庫 全 書 .

Open Syllable Table. [1467 x 1230 / Size = 65kb]

The main points of interest are,

Close Syllable Table. [1368 x 1020 Size = 62kb]

Initials : Guangyun Rhymes : Inner and Outer Series : She : Deng : Rhyme Tables : Chinese

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This page was created on Thursday 18th January 2001 and recently updated on Thursday 25th April 2002