Rime Tables

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Middle Chinese
... known as Ancient Chinese is the system of Chinese pronunciation contained in the Qieyun, a rime dictionary first published in 601 and followed by several revised and expanded ... The 12th-century Yunjing and other rime tables incorporate a more sophisticated and convenient analysis of the Qieyun phonology ... The rime tables attest to a number of sound changes that had occurred over the centuries following the publication of the Qieyun ...
Middle Chinese - Phonology - Initials
... initials were no longer current at the time of the rime tables, but were retained under the influence of the earlier dictionaries ... The following table shows the initials of Early Middle Chinese, with their traditional names and approximate values Early Middle Chinese initials Stops and affricates Nasals ... Karlgren based his reconstruction on the Song Dynasty rime tables ...
Rime Dictionary - Phonological System - Structural Analysis
... between one and four finals with different medial glides, as seen in the above table of rhyme groups ... Chen obtained resembled the 36 initials of the rime tables, but with significant differences ... the "light lip sounds" and "heavy lip sounds" of the rime tables were not distinguished in the fanqie, while each of the "proper tooth sounds" corresponded to two distinct ...
Middle Chinese - Sources - Rime Tables
1150 AD) is the oldest of the so-called rime tables, which provide a more detailed phonological analysis of the system contained in the Qieyun ... The Yunjing is organized into 43 tables, each covering several Qieyun rhyme classes, and classified as One of 16 shè 攝, the broad rhyme classes of LMC ... Each table has 23 columns, one for each initial (shēngmǔ 聲母 "sound mother") ...

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