Early life[ edit ] Born in Tianjin with ancestry in Changzhou , Jiangsu province, Chao went to the United States with a Boxer Indemnity Scholarship in to study mathematics and physics at Cornell University , where he was a classmate and lifelong friend of Hu Shih , the leader of the New Culture Movement. He then became interested in philosophy , and earned a Ph. He spoke German and French fluently and some Japanese, and he had a reading knowledge of ancient Greek and Latin. In his My Linguistic Autobiography, he wrote of his ability to pick up a Chinese dialect quickly, without much effort. Chao possessed a natural gift for hearing fine distinctions in pronunciation that was said to be "legendary for its acuity", [2] enabling him to record the sounds of various dialects with a high degree of accuracy. Career development and later life[ edit ] He returned to China in , marrying the physician Yang Buwei there that year.

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