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( Pdf ) ☧ ABC Dictionary of Chinese Proverbs (Yanyu) ☨ This Chinese English dictionary of proverbs yanyu consists of approximately , Chinese proverbs alphabetically arranged by the first word s ci of the proverb according to the Hanyu Pinyin transcription and Chinese characters standard simplified , followed by a literal and when necessary also a figurative English translation Additional data such as brief usage notes, sources, parallel expressions, cross references, and famous instances of use are provided where available The proverbs are supplemented by an index of key words both Chinese and English found in all entries and of all topics addressed The author has provided a scholarly introduction analyzing the definition, structure, usage, and history of these yanyu in traditional and contemporary China as well as a bibliography of collections and relevant scholarly studies of yanyuThis work, the first such scholarly collection to appear since the Reverend Scarborough scollection, will be of use not only to sinologists in a wide variety of fields, including anthropology, literature, sociology, psychology, and history, but also to non Chinese readers interested in Chinese culture or comparative ethnolinguistic and paremiological research