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This post was edited by Sallywrj at 2017-1-14 23:17

Youguang Zhou (周有光) was born on 13 January 1906 andpassed away on 14 January 2017.  He was aChinese linguist, sinologist, and supercentenarian, often credited as the"father of (Hanyu) Pinyin". The Pinyin has helped many people topronounce Chinese. He was celebrating his birthday yesterday but today hesuddenly passed away. We will always remember his masterpieces.\

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Great person

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Post time 2017-1-15 21:22:59 |Display all floors
That's so sad.

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Yes, a wonderful contribution to thefield of linguistics although I am a Wade-Giles man myself:)

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Great person

Yes, a pioneer in linguistics and a humanist.

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