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Index of Linguistic Phenomena

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This index of the book Buddhism in China: Collected Papers of Erik Zürcher presents a list of linguistic terms. The book presents critical investigations of Chinese Buddhism from a historically grounded perspective, sets the stage for Erik Zürcher's philological investigations of the grammar and vocabulary of the earliest Chinese translations which he hypothesized preserved elements of vernacular usage, and deals with the translation and language of Buddhist scriptures in China, Buddhist interactions with Daoist traditions, the activities of Buddhists below elite social levels and continued cultural interactions with Central Asia and the West.

Keywords: Buddhist scriptures; Central Asia; Chinese Buddhism; Daoist traditions; Erik Zürcher



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