Re: Han character names?

From: John Cowan (
Date: Tue Jul 11 2000 - 12:00:13 EDT

Jon Babcock wrote:

> I was interested in seeing an example of a Han graph that has no
> documented pronunciation because I was under the impression that such
> a graph doesn't/cannot exist.

Aren't there characters used on the tortoise-shell oracle records that
are totally unknown later? In that case, there would hardly be a
documented pronunciation!

(And is anything that old in CJK Supplement B?)


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