Wu Yu

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Wu Yu 吳域 (c. 1100-1154) was an early and important Chinese philologist and phonologist and author of the 韻補 Yunbu, in which he noted the historical change of pronunciation of Shijing rhymes.[1]


  1. ^ Behr, Wolfgang. 2005. "Language Change in premodern China: notes on its perception and impact on the idea of a 'constant way'." Historical truth Historical Criticism and Ideology: Chinese Historiography and Historical Culture from a New Comparative Perspective. Helwig Schmidt-Glintzerr, Achim Mittag, and Jörn Rüsen, eds. pp. 13-51, esp. 34.