Put it into words. 言葉にして。



Food for Thought

http://pinyin.info/readings/texts/east_asian_languages.html

This is a link to an excerpt from a book called Asia’s Orthographic Dilemma, which is apparently put out by the University of Hawai’i Press.  (Hmm, I wonder why that publisher has suddenly become one of my favorites?  It surely couldn’t be all the Asia related books they put out 😉 )

It’s sorta long, but well worth reading.  It definitely surpasses the explanations of Chinese given in my elementary Linguistic Anthropology class–we did indeed speak about Chinese as a grapholect, but that doesn’t exactly tell the whole story.

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