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元任 趙

Nicknames: "Yuen Ren Chao"
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Death: Died in Massachusetts, United States
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Son of 衡年 趙
Husband of 楊步偉
Father of 卞趙如蘭 Rulan Chao Pian; 新那 趙; 來思 趙 and 小中 趙

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About 元任 趙

Chao Yuen-ren, known as Y. R. Chao, international known linguist. Originally concentrating on phonology, he made the first detailed recordings of major dialect areas in China, establishing the research framework for such studies. In the United States, his work covered a wide range of linguistic topics, including the application of modern linguistic methods to Chinese language teachingl he prepared the Mandarin Primer and the Cantonese Primer. Chao also translated Alice's Adventures in Wonderland into Chinese.

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趙元任 Yuen Ren Chao's Timeline

1892
1892
1922
April 19, 1922
Age 30
1982
February 25, 1982
Age 90
Massachusetts, United States
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