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

12 Jan 2018 Described as the father of Pinyin, or Chinese phonetic language, Google honours the linguist Zhou Youguang. "Mao disliked greatly the economists - especially economic professors from America," Zhou said in an in interview. "By that time, I had shifted to the line of language and writing If I had
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China's Zhou Youguang, father of Pinyin writing system, dies aged

14 Jan 2017 Zhou Youguang, who created a system to turn characters into words using Roman letters, dies at 111. In a 2011 interview with NPR he said he hoped he would live long enough to see the Chinese authorities admit that the bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in Tiananmen Square in 1989
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Dr. Adeline Yen Mah meets the founder of Pin Yin Zhou Youguang

12 Mar 2013 Watch the creator of PinYinPal meet the father of Pin Yin.
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Who was Zhou Youguang? Google celebrates linguist - Daily Mirror

6 days ago Known as 'the Father of Pinyin,' Youguang spent three years developing the system of 'spelled sounds' that is now the international standard for Romanised Chinese.
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Zhou Youguang - Wikipedia

Zhou Youguang was a Chinese economist, banker, linguist, sinologist, publisher, and supercentenarian, known as the "father of Pinyin", a system for the writing of Mandarin Chinese in Roman script, or romanization, which was officially adopted by the government of the People's Republic of China in 1958, the International
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Zhou Youguang, Who Made Writing Chinese as Simple as ABC

14 Jan 2017 In recent decades, with the comparative invincibility that he felt great age bestowed on him, Mr. Zhou was also an outspoken critic of the Chinese government. “What are they going to do,” he asked bluntly in an interview with the BBC in 2012. “Come and take me away?” In fact, they had already done that
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Obituary: Zhou Youguang, the father of Pinyin - The Irish Times

16 Jan 2017 Zhou Youguang, known as the father of Pinyin for creating the system of Romanised Chinese writing that has become the international standard since its introduction some 60 years ago, has died, aged 111. “What are they going to do,” he asked bluntly in an interview with the BBC in 2012. “Come and
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Zhou Youguang obituary | World news | The Guardian

1 Feb 2017 Without an alphabet you had to learn mouth to mouth, ear to ear,” he told me when I interviewed him at his modest third-floor apartment in Beijing in 2008 Zhou Youguang, who regarded his studies of language and linguistics as a hobby, allowed himself to be persuaded, and pinyin was launched in 1958
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Zhou Youguang, Primary Architect Of Pinyin, Dies At 111 : The Two

14 Jan 2017 Zhou Youguang, the inventor of a system to convert Chinese characters into words with the Roman alphabet, died Saturday at the age of 111. Since his system was introduced nearly six decades ago, few innovations have done more to boost literacy rates in China and bridge the divide between the country
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Zhou Youguang marked by Google Doodle – why the Chinese

12 Jan 2018 ZHOU Youguang developed a Romanized linguistic system for Mandarin Chinese that was adopted as the official language of the People's Republic of China in 1958.
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Zhou Youguang, whose Pinyin writing system transformed China

17 Jan 2017 Zhou Youguang, a one-time Wall Street banker from China who developed Pinyin, a Romanized writing system that has helped more than 1 billion Chinese In an interview, Victor Mair, a professor of Chinese language and literature at the University of Pennsylvania, and a friend of Zhou's since the early
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Chinese linguist Zhou Youguang honored on first anniversary of his

5 days ago "Pinyin is not to replace Chinese characters; it is a help to Chinese characters," Zhou explained in an interview with The Guardian. "Without an alphabet you had to learn mouth to mouth, ear to ear." Zhou Youguang at work in Beijing. /VCG Photo. With the help of Pinyin, China's literacy rate saw drastic
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Zhou Youguang, linguist who developed modern China's Pinyin

14 Jan 2017 Zhou Youguang, linguist who developed modern China's Pinyin Romanized writing system, dies at 111. Zhou told the U.S.'s National Public Radio in a 2011 interview that he hoped to live long enough to see China's government acknowledge that the bloody crackdown on the 1989 Tiananmen Square
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