Category Archives: Linguistics

Why does this mean that and other conundrums

An index to Hsiao-hsueh k’ao

Today I’m posting another recycled paper, an index to a book called 小學考 (Hsiao-hsueh k’ao, pinyin Xiaoxue kao). The link to download the index is here. I compiled this index in June 1991, when I was still a graduate student. … Continue reading

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Words to live by

Language is the most massive and inclusive art we know, a mountainous and anonymous work of unconscious generations. Edward Sapir,Language, 1921.

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