[Tibeto-burman-linguistics] Prof. Mei Tsu-lin

Wolfgang Behr wolfgang.behr at aoi.uzh.ch
Wed Oct 18 09:37:43 UTC 2023

Dear Randy & all,

here's a mini obituary on Mei xiansheng I posted as little X thread earlier



On Wed, 2023-10-18 at 15:06 +0800, Randy J. LaPolla wrote:
> Hi All,
> I just got the sad news that Prof. Mei Tsu-lin passed away. He was 90
> years old. Here is an obituary and an account of his last day. Not sure
> who wrote either one of these documents, as they were sent to me from the
> Li Fang-kuei memorial society without details.The obituary mentions he
> was born in Beijing, but doesn’t say where in Beijing. He told me he was
> born on the campus of Yen Ching University, which is now the campus of
> Peking University.
> Prof. Mei didn’t do Tibeto-Burman linguistics, but many of you might have
> met him at conferences. He mainly worked on historical grammar of
> Chinese.
> Randy
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