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Document Type

Campus Access

Degree Program

Chinese

Degree Type

Master of Arts (M.A.)

Year Degree Awarded

2013

Month Degree Awarded

May

Keywords

Middle Chinese phonology, zhi, zhao, Mandarin, Wu, sound change

Abstract

This study focuses on how Middle Chinese zhi and zhao initials are reflected in Modern Mandarin and Wu dialects. Also, the topic of sound change is incorporated based on the results from the study.

First Advisor

Zhongwei Shen

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