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Description - Old Japanese by Marc Hideo Miyake

What did eighth century Japanese sound like? How does one decode its complex script? This book provides the definitive answers to these questions using an unprecedented range of data from the past and the present, including Chinese, Vietnamese, Sanskrit and Tibetan sources, and enables the reader to approximate the original pronunciation of Old Japanese literature.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415305754
ISBN-10: 0415305756
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 25mm)
Pages: 312
Imprint: RoutledgeCurzon
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 25-Sep-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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