Publication: Serial paper: Zhou 2002a, on
ZHOU Jixu[周及徐] 2002: “Correspondences of the Basic Words
between Old Chinese and Proto-lndo-European”,
Sino-Platonic Papers 115, Philadelphia. [ISSN
(It is of one chapter of the author's PhD dissertation,
to be published as Zhou
Main text written in English.
Half DOM method, half Comparative method. Etymological
units in numbers. Chinese characters are given.
Selected phonetic data within DOM: Old Chinese in Zhengzhang's
reconstruction-transcription system. Pre-Old Chinese in author's own
DOM target language: English. Occasionally
referred target languages: selection from references. English in orthography. Other languages as
citations. Primary etymological reference for target
language: Origins: a Short
Etymological Dictionary of Modern English.
Results of common etymological units: | Chinese ∩ (some
representatives of Indo-European languages) | = 89.
Positions on definitions: Inclined to Sino-Indo-European
common grounds in the past, with reservations on
possibilities of prehistoric contacts between Pre-Old
Chinese and Proto-Indo-European.
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