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Dictionary Of 1000 Chinese Proverbs

Dictionary Of 1000 Chinese Proverbs

by Marjorie Lin
     
 
This collection of the most commonly used and understood Chinese proverbs is designed for a broad readership comprised of students of both language and culture, from secondary school level to post-graduate, as well as teachers, travelers, and linguists. A comparable or literal translation is provided for the 1,000 proverbs in this Chinese-English source of Chinese

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This collection of the most commonly used and understood Chinese proverbs is designed for a broad readership comprised of students of both language and culture, from secondary school level to post-graduate, as well as teachers, travelers, and linguists. A comparable or literal translation is provided for the 1,000 proverbs in this Chinese-English source of Chinese proverbs. This wonderful reference collection offers students insight into both the language and culture of China. --Organized alphabetically by keyword --Proverbs are arranged side-by-side with their English counterparts/translations and marked to identify either literal or free translations --Index organized by English subject

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Presents a selection of 1,000 important proverbs in Mandarin, listed in alphabetical order according to pinyin key words from the proverb. Includes a Chinese index and an English key word index. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781806824
Publisher:
Hippocrene Books, Inc.
Publication date:
09/01/1998
Series:
Chinese Proverbs Series
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.44(d)

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