David Prager Branner

List of John Benjamins publications for which David Prager Branner plays a role.


Subjects Historical linguistics | Phonology | Sino-Tibetan languages | Theoretical linguistics


Branner, David Prager 2006 Some Composite Phonological Systems in ChineseThe Chinese Rime Tables: Linguistic philosophy and historical-comparative phonology, Branner, David Prager (ed.), pp. 209–232 | Chapter
When 19th-century Westerners first began applying modern methods to Chinese linguistics, they were heavily influenced by Chinese phonological traditions. This influence is apparent in a number of their methodological decisions. For instance, they do not seem to have resolved their difficulties… read more