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4 edition of introduction to Japanese kanbun found in the catalog.

introduction to Japanese kanbun

Akira Komai

introduction to Japanese kanbun

by Akira Komai

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Published by University of Nagoya Press in Nagoya .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chinese language -- Grammar,
  • Japanese language -- Grammar, Classical

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Akira Komai and Thomas H. Rohlich.
    SeriesNanzan University academic publication series
    ContributionsRohlich, Thomas H., 1946-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 150 p. ;
    Number of Pages150
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13593808M
    ISBN 104930689902
    OCLC/WorldCa19109129

    lished the writing systems of Kanji and Kanbun (Chinese classical writing). Japanese scholars created their own alphabets, Hiragana and Katakana, and expanded Japanese writing based on the original Chinese characters. The study of Chinese and Korean constituted an impor-tant introduction to the two countries’ cultures and academicFile Size: KB. The Institute houses a large number of preth century texts, more than half of which are in Chinese, traditionally called kanbun in Japan, or, “the writing of the Han”. Japan is located at the eastern end of the Eurasian continent and developed its culture largely by importing the more sophisticated cultures of China and the Korean kingdoms.

    Toward an International Vocabulary for Research on Vernacular ~ 3. background, Korean scholars have shown heightened interest in the history of vernacular reading in Japan, and a desire to learn from the best previous Japanese research in the "eld. At the same time, interest among scholars. Kanbun 漢文. Kanbun is classical Chinese, but it also refers to Sino-Japanese with diacritical marks. Think medieval Latin, but a bit more garbled. In Japan, kanbun is generally learned in the 2nd year of middle school (8th grade). One option is to simply learn classical Chinese directly.

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