Sagart, L. 1994, "Proto-Austronesian and Old Chinese Evidence for Sino-Austronesian", in Oceanic Linguistics, vol. 33, no. 2, pp. 271--308. University of Hawai'i Press.
Sagart, L. (1994). Proto-Austronesian and Old Chinese Evidence for Sino-Austronesian. Oceanic Linguistics, 33 (2) , 271--308. University of Hawai'i Press.
Sagart, Laurent. 1994. "Proto-Austronesian and Old Chinese Evidence For Sino-Austronesian." In Oceanic Linguistics, 33 , no. 2: 271--308. University of Hawai'i Press.
Sagart, Laurent. "Proto-Austronesian and Old Chinese Evidence For Sino-Austronesian." Oceanic Linguistics. 33.2 (1994): 271--308.
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  source = {jstor},
  ISSN = {0029-8115},
  abstract = {The proposal that a genetic relationship exists between the Chinese and Austronesian (An) languages was first made by A. Conrady (1916, 1923) and K. Wulff (1942) on the basis of lexical evidence and typological observations of a fragmentary nature. Sagart (1990, 1993a), which are based on modern reconstructions of Old Chinese (OC) and Proto-Austronesian (PAn), expand the number of lexical comparisons (without attempting to reconstruct their common ancestor), establish new sound correspondences (that account in particular for the origin of Chinese tones), and present evidence of morphological congruence. Criticism of this work (Matisoff 1992) has concentrated on the quality of the lexical comparisons. In the present study I adopt a highly constrained methodology of lexical comparison (Section 3), allowing only semantically close, non-onomatopoetic comparisons based on Chinese words attested during the OC period and An words reconstructible at the highest level (PAn). Despite these constraints-which go far beyond most of the comparative work currently done in Sino-Tibetan research-56 comparisons are presented. They relate for the most part to noncultural notions and exhibit generally the same system of sound correspondences as in my earlier work, thus tending to confirm it. An updated account of the morphological processes shared by OC and PAn is given in Section 2, including new evidence for an intransitive or stative nasal prefix N- in OC, corresponding to PAn stative ma-. Supporting evidence from physical anthropology is described in Section 6, and Section 7 briefly discusses Sino-Austronesian vis-a-vis Austric and the Tibeto-Burman languages.},
  author = {Sagart, Laurent},
  copyright = {Copyright 1994 University of Hawai'i Press},
  journal = {Oceanic Linguistics},
  jstor_articletype = {Full Length Article},
  jstor_date = {199412},
  jstor_formatteddate = {Dec., 1994},
  month = {dec},
  number = {2},
  pages = {271--308},
  publisher = {University of Hawai'i Press},
  title = {Proto-Austronesian and Old Chinese Evidence for Sino-Austronesian},
  url = {http://links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0029-8115%28199412%2933%3A2%3C271%3APAOCEF%3E2.0.CO%3B2-W},
  volume = {33},
  year = {1994},