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Author Kane, Daniel A.

Title The Kitan language and script / Daniel Kane.

Publication Info. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008.


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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 305 pages).
Series Handbook of Oriental Studies. Section eight, Central Asia, 0169-8524 ; v. 19 = Handbuch der Orientalistik. Abt. 8, Central Asia
Handbuch der Orientalistik. Achte Abteilung, Handbook of Uralic studies ; v. 19.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-293) and index.
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Contents Contents; Preface; Chapter One: Introduction; 1.1 Background; 1.2 Kitan words in Chinese works; 1.3 Creation of the Kitan scripts; 1.4 Use of the Kitan script under the Jin; 1.5 The Kitan inscriptions; 1.6 Name of the Liao State; 1.7 The Yel├╝ clan and the Xiao clan; 1.8 Names of Liao emperors; 1.9 Reign titles of Liao emperors; 1.10 Reign titles of Jin emperors; 1.11 The ten stems and twelve branches; 1.12 The five colours or the five elements; 1.13 Cyclical stems; the five elements; the five colours; 1.14 The twelve animals; 1.15 Sources; 1.16 Early Chinese research.
1.17 Arrangement of the small graphs to form words1.18 Japanese research; 1.19 Russian and other research; 1.20 The Kitan Small Script Research Group; 1.21 Research on Kitan words in Chinese sources; 1.22 Research since Research; 1.23 Other research; 1.24 Transcription of the small Kitan script; 1.25 Transcription of logographs; 1.26 The dotted forms; 1.27 Similar and probably identical graphs; 1.28 Probably miswritten graphs; 1.29 Similar but diffe.
Subject Khitan language.
Khitan language -- Writing.
Khitan language. (OCoLC)fst00987171
Khitan language -- Writing. (OCoLC)fst00987172
Other Form: Print version: Kane, Daniel. Kitan language and script. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008 9789004168299 (OCoLC)316444071
ISBN 9789047443513 (electronic bk.)
9047443519 (electronic bk.)
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