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Re: OFF : updated tunu grammar

From:Thomas R. Wier <artabanos@...>
Date:Wednesday, October 27, 1999, 22:45
John Cowan wrote:

> "Thomas R. Wier" wrote: > > > > John Cowan wrote: > > > > > Gack, and I thought Qi Huangdi (the First Chinese Emperor, who ordered a > > > general burning of books) was a dreadful tyrant! This is too much! > > > > Don't you mean Hsi-Huand-ti (Wade-Giles transcription)? The Pinyin > > for the Dynasty name is _Qin_. > > Yeah, I left the "n" off his family name. Qin Huangdi. I have seen > Qin Xi Huangdi too, I'm not sure what the implication of the different > form is.
Doh! I made my own typo -- I meant that <d> to be <g> there... BTW, is that <i> in <Xi> a high central vowel?