On the cluster *sr– in Sino-Tibetan

@article{Jacques2015OnTC,
  title={On the cluster *sr– in Sino-Tibetan},
  author={Guillaume Jacques},
  journal={Journal of Chinese Linguistics},
  year={2015},
  volume={43},
  pages={215 - 223}
}
This paper presents a critical overview of previously proposed etymologies involving the initial cluster *sr– between Chinese and other Sino-Tibetan languages. It puts forth one new etymology, which confirms the simplification of the cluster *sr– to s– in Kiranti and the preservation of this cluster in Rgyalrong languages. 

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