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IX.A. MODERN DICTIONARIES AND GLOSSARIES

IX.A.1. Language Usage

The following is the most comprehensive dictionary to date of Sung literary usages and colloquialisms as found in literary works, records of speech, and other texts. Arranged by stroke count.
Ref (C) PL1497.L786 1985x
Sung Yuan yü-yen tz'u-tien
宋元語言辭典
(Dictionary of Sung and Yuan language).
Lung Ch'ien-an 龍潛庵 comp.
Shanghai: Shang-hai tz'u-shu ch'u-pan-she, 1985. 1023 p.

There is also an index to the colloquial language and vocabulary used in the Classified Conversations of Chu Hsi:
J1237/7650
LoC: B128.C53 Z85 1988 Japan
Shushi gorui kōgo goi sakuin
朱子語類口語語彙索引
[Chu-tzu yü-lei "k'ou-yü yü-hui" so-yin]
(Index to the "vocabulary of colloquialisms" in the Chu-tzu yü-lei).
Shiomi Kunihiko 鹽見邦彥 comp.
Tokyo: Chūbun shuppansha, 1988. 240 p.

We note here the completion of the most extensive and authoritative dictionary of written Chinese:
Ref (C) PL1420.H3494 1986
Han-yü ta-tz'u-tien
漢語大辭典
(Great dictionary of the Chinese language).
Hong Kong: San-lien shu-chü, 1986-1994. 12 & 1 vols.

For vernacular terms after the late T'ang, see:
5175/0203
LoC: PL1420 .C516 1992 China
Chin-tai Han-yü tz'u-tien
近代漢語辭典

(Dictionary of early-modern and modern Chinese language).
Kao Wen-ta 高文達 general comp.
Peking: Hsin-hua shu-tien, 1992. 1034 p.

Includes definitions, examples of usages, variations, and related items.
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