Hill, Nathan W. (2012) 'The six vowel hypothesis of Old Chinese in comparative context.' Bulletin of Chinese Linguistics, 6 (2). pp. 1-69.
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Gong Hwang-Cherng in two papers (1980, 1995) collected a number of cognate sets among Chinese, Tibetan, and Burmese. This paper reexamines these cognate sets (base on Gong 1995) using a six vowel version of Old Chinese, specifically the Baxter-Sagart system. In light of six vowel theory it is possible both to be more confident about some cognate sets and possible to reject or revise others.
|Keywords:||Old Chinese, Old Burmese, Old Tibetan, vowels|
|SOAS Departments & Centres:||Faculty of Languages and Cultures > Department of the Languages and Cultures of China and Inner Asia
Faculty of Languages and Cultures > Department of Linguistics
|Subjects:||P Language and Literature > PI Oriental languages and literatures|
|Depositing User:||Nathan Hill|
|Date Deposited:||04 Apr 2013 15:39|
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