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Title: Peh-oe-ji, Childish Writing?
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Author: Wi-vun Taiffalo Chiung
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Institution: National Cheng Kung University
Linguistic Field: Anthropological Linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Writing Systems
Subject Language: Chinese, Min Nan
Abstract: Peh-oe-ji means the scripts of vernacular speech in contrast to the complicated Han characters of wenyen (classical Han writing). This paper examines the relationships among the literacy, society, and orthographic users in the case of Taiwan.
Type: Individual Paper
Status: Completed

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