Re: caselike gender system
|From:||Nokta Kanto <red5_2@...>|
|Date:||Friday, December 20, 2002, 1:08|
On Thu, 19 Dec 2002 18:28:06 +0000, Tim May <butsuri@...> wrote:
>That frame thingy around the characters looks very nice. The
>glosses don't line up with the heading "meaning" on the characters
Thanks. Which browser are you using?
Actually, I've seen that page before. I thought that since there is one
meaning per character, it is ideographic, regardless of the character's
construction. But I'll change that.
>Also, in your introduction you say written Chinese is a "pure example
>of an ideographic language" which just isn't true - there's a large
>phonetic component. See e.g. http://www.zompist.com/yingzi/yingzi.htm