Chinese Multi-Tone Characters Discrimination (Paperback)
A multi-tone character is a character that has two or more pronunciation, different pronunciation has different meaning, different usage, the parts of speech are usually different. The modern Chinese language multi-tone character, in practice, often affect the communication linguistic phenomenon, and also add the difficulty of modern Chinese character's pronunciation. This book contains the world contemporary Chinese polyphone characters, the systematical research to the modern Chinese multi-tone characters, comprehensively study about the multi-tone character's phenomenon, and creatively proposing the concept of "multi-tone character group" and proposing the modern Chinese multi-tone character's specification principle and methods.
Author Profile: Gong Xue Sheng, president of Chinese-Language Scientific Research Institute, He has long been engaging in the research of languages and lexicography and engaging in the promotion of Chinese language overseas. His works including: "Chinese Language Reunification Scheme," "Chinese Language Romanization Scheme," "Gong's Phonetic Symbols," etc., Both in China and abroad, he has applied for a series of languages, dictionaries and other aspects of the invention patents, including "Chinese Language Romanization Scheme," it got American invention Patent No. (Patent No: US 7398199). He'd once devoted forward suggestions to the State Council of the People's Republic of China a series of Chinese language unified schemes, standardized variant forms of the same character, gradually reducing the multi-tone characters etc., the relative recommendations then be transferred to the State Language Affairs Commission and the Ministry of Education of the Language Application Management. He is an editor in chief of "Contemporary Chinese Dictionary (Global Chinese version)" in Jan. 2008, and "Contemporary Chinese Character Dictionary" in June 2009, published by the Commercial Press International Co., Ltd; The "Universal Dictionary of Contemporary Chinese" published by World Book Publishing Company of Xi'an branch in August 2009.