Qian XuantongQian Xuantong
(錢玄同 in pinyin
: qian2 xuan2 tong1) (1887
) was a Chinese
phonetician who promoted bai hua
(the vernacular style of Chinese).
- Birth given name: Xing (行 xing2)
- 字: Xia (夏 xia4)
Qian was born in Wuxing (吳興), Zhejiang
. He held the position as a professor in numerous universities.