Example sentences for: defrancis

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  • Historical facts aside, the Singlish Affair is the brain-child of John DeFrancis ( The Chinese Language, Fact and Fantasy , Univ. of Hawaii, 1984), a parodying bulesque pointing up certain features of languages in general and of Chinese in particular.

  • For example, the Chinese word for Buddha is used as the first character for the English word Florida . Let me quote from Professor John DeFrancis's The Chinese Language Fact and Fantasy (p.

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