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Två länder, två språk - en skrift

Meijling, Mathilda LU (2012) JAPK11 20121
Japanese Studies
Abstract
Although the Chinese Characters in East Asia had been rather stable in its orthography during the last thousand years, it faced a reform once the 20th century came along. This essay will give a historical background to these changes as well as explain the methods by which the changes of the orthography of the script were made. Previously conducted studies on this topic have found the methods used in China and Japan to be the same and that there are quite a few cases of identical changes in the script of both countries. The aim of this essay is thus to bring clarity as to why these cases are identical, with the theory being that these changes have a historical cause.
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author
Meijling, Mathilda LU
supervisor
organization
course
JAPK11 20121
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
kanji, script reform, simplified chinese characters, ryakuji, shintaiji
language
Swedish
id
2856697
date added to LUP
2012-07-02 16:34:33
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2012-07-02 16:34:33
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  abstract     = {Although the Chinese Characters in East Asia had been rather stable in its orthography during the last thousand years, it faced a reform once the 20th century came along. This essay will give a historical background to these changes as well as explain the methods by which the changes of the orthography of the script were made. Previously conducted studies on this topic have found the methods used in China and Japan to be the same and that there are quite a few cases of identical changes in the script of both countries. The aim of this essay is thus to bring clarity as to why these cases are identical, with the theory being that these changes have a historical cause.},
  author       = {Meijling, Mathilda},
  keyword      = {kanji,script reform,simplified chinese characters,ryakuji,shintaiji},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Två länder, två språk - en skrift},
  year         = {2012},
}