Whence the Pronunciation of Taoism?

  title={Whence the Pronunciation of Taoism?},
  author={Michael Carr},
  journal={Dictionaries: Journal of the Dictionary Society of North America},
  pages={55 - 74}
  • Michael Carr
  • Published 2012
  • Dictionaries: Journal of the Dictionary Society of North America
J. he object of this paper is to analyze Taoüm's [tauizam] cacology from Chinese source to English consequence.1 The first section introduces linguistic aspects of Chinese dào 'way' and dáo 'lead the way'. Section 2 discusses difficulties in romanizing the unvoiced unaspirated l%l phoneme in Chinese dào [tau] 'way'. The third looks at the Chinese DaolTao loanword and the English Daoüm/Taoüm calque. Section 4 compares pronunciation glosses of Taoüm from principal British and American… Expand

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