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Qian Xuantong

Qian Xuantong (錢玄同 in pinyin: qian2 xuan2 tong1) (1887-1939) was a Chinese phonetician who promoted bai hua (the vernacular style of Chinese).

Birth given name: Xing (行 xing2)
: Xia (夏 xia4)

Qian was born in Wuxing[?] (吳興), Zhejiang. He held the position as a professor in numerous universities.

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