Zhou Youguang

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How Zhou Youguang Invented Pinyin

The Chinese language uses non-phonetic characters, which means that a reader can't tell how a word is pronounced by looking at its written form. For readers ...

ZHOU YOUGUANG

If you say Beijing rather than Peking—and most of the world does – then you can thank Zhou Youguang. The amateur linguist, who developed the “pin-yin” ...

Zhou Youguang BioGraphy

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 ...

Zhou Youguang Google Doodle

The Search Engine Google is showing this animated Doodle in many countries for Zhou Youguang's 112th birthday. Zhou Youguang was a Chinese economist, ...