Re: Problems/Issues with CJK and Unicode

Date: Sat Apr 08 2000 - 16:25:52 EDT

>John Cowan wrote:

>However, I think there is rather less agreement about a canonical
>list of all phonetics than there is about radicals?

Yes, exactly. It's a big job.

The old Fenn 5000 Character Chinese-English dictionary had a
list of 899, and a more up-to-date list is presented in the
Koukanwajiten (the 4-volume abridgment of the large Morohashi,
1982) in an Appendix on page 973. About 930 phonetic hemigrams
are listed there.


Jon Babcock <>

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