The Feasibility and Value of the Research of Vocabulary Evolution From the Shang Dynasty to the Spring-Autumn & the Warring States



The research of vocabulary evolution from the Shang Dynasty to the Spring-Autumn & the Warring States is an important part of the history of Chinese language, there are restrictions and limitations with some vocabulary evolution research that have been done because they had not traced back to Shang Dynasty, which is the source of Chinese language. There are some unearthed literature and literature handed down from the Shang Dynasty to the Spring-Autumn & the Warring States, which have the characteristics of trustworthiness and reliability, enormous quantity and rich in content, so the study of the evolution of vocabulary of this period is feasible, and has important value.


Vocabulary; Evolution; Feasibility; Value

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