Publication details [#66055]

Wei, Li and Zhu Hua. 2019. Tranßcripting: playful subversion with Chinese characters. The International Journal of Multilingualism 16 (2) : 145–161.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
London: Routledge


This paper debates a rather under-examined phenomenon that is termed Tranßcripting – writing, designing and digitally producing novel scripts with components from diverse scriptal and semiotic systems. The data are drawn from examples of such scripts produced by multilingual Chinese users in daily online social interaction.