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Zhou Youguang - Wikipedia

Zhou Youguang (Chinese: 周有光; pinyin: Zhōu Yǒuguāng; 13 January 1906 – 14 January 2017) was a Chinese economist, banker, linguist, sinologist, publisher, and supercentenarian, known as the "father of ...

Who was Zhou Youguang? Google celebrates linguist who developed Chinese phonetic translation - Mirror Online

Without Zhou Youguang, the world would still refer to ‘Beijing’ as ‘Peking,’ and to ‘Chongqing’ as ‘Chungking.’ The celebrated linguist - dubbed 'the Father of Pinyin' - spent three years developing the system of ‘spelled sounds’ that is now the international standard for

111-year-old Chinese linguist Zhou Youguang, his pinyin system and the legacy he left behind | Young Post | South China Morning Post

Most people have probably never heard of 111-year-old linguist Zhou Youguang. But if you’re learning Chinese, you’ve seen his work. Most people have probably never heard of 111-year-old linguist Zhou Youguang. But if you’re learning Chinese, you’ve seen his ...

Zhou Youguang | Gerontology Wiki | FANDOM powered by Wikia

Education and early career Zhou Youguang was born as Zhou Yaoping in Changzhou, Jiangsu Province (then part of Qing Empire) on 13 January 1906. Zhou enrolled in St. John's University, Shanghai, in 1923, where he majored in economics and took supplementary ...

Zhou Youguang’s 112th Birthday

The O’s in today’s Doodle flip from Pinyin (Gǔgē) to Chinese characters (谷歌). Were it not for celebrated linguist Zhou Youguang, this phonetic translation would never have come to life, and the world would still be referring to ‘Beijing’ as ‘Peking,’ and to ‘Chongqing’ as

Zhou Youguang | Chinese economist and linguist | Britannica.com

Zhou Youguang, (Zhou Yaoping), Chinese economist and linguist (born Jan. 13, 1906, Changzhou, China—died Jan. 14, 2017, Beijing, China), was known as the “Father of Pinyin” for his important work on the Pinyin system of Romanization officially adopted by the ...

Zhou Youguang, whose Pinyin writing system helped modernise China, dies at 111 | Young Post | South China Morning Post

Zhou Youguang, a onetime Wall Street banker from China who developed Pinyin, a Romanised writing system that has helped more than 1 billion Chinese and countless foreigners learn to read and write Mandarin, died January 14 in Beijing, one day after celebrating ...

A doodle celebrating Zhou Youguang and the ABCs of learning Mandarin

A doodle celebrating the 112th birthday of Zhou Youguang. By inventing the Pinyin system, Zhou made learning Mandarin easier for generations of students. ... Get inspired: three weeks left to submit artwork for Doodle 4 Google Siempre Selena It all started with a ...

China's Zhou Youguang, linguist turned dissident, dies at 111 | Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

Linguist Zhou Youguang, the man who helped invent the Pinyin system used for writing Chinese worldwide before becoming an outspen critic of the communist government died Saturday in Beijing. He was 111. Zhou, who was probably China’s oldest dissenter, died ...

Zhou Youguang: Why Google honours him today | News | Al Jazeera

Described as "the father of Pinyin", or Chinese phonetic language, and hailed as the man who simplified Chinese, Zhou Youguang would have been 112 this Saturday. In his honour, Google is changing its logo in 12 countries to a doodle, or illustration, of him and his contribution to Chinese language


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