Sublexical Processes for Reading Chinese Characters, Neurolinguistic Studies
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Writing systems vary in their mapping principles between orthography and phonology. Alphabetic writing systems (such as English, French, or Italian) map graphemes (basic written symbols) to phonemes (the basic speech units) of the spoken language. A word’s pronunciation can be described in terms of sublexical mapping principles, …

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Chia-Ying LEE, “Sublexical Processes for Reading Chinese Characters, Neurolinguistic Studies”, in: Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics, General Editor Rint Sybesma. Consulted online on 24 August 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2210-7363_ecll_COM_000070>
First published online: 2015



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