Hui Lin 慧琳 (737 – 820 CE) was a Chinese translator and Sanskrit scholar.

Born in Kashgar,[1] he was author of the Yíqièjīngyīnyì《一切經音義》, written between 783 and 807 CE,[2] the earliest Chinese lexicographical work to distinguish the labiodentals from the bilabial initials.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Martha Cheung (3 Jun 2014). An Anthology of Chinese Discourse on Translation (Version 1). Routledge. p. 209. ISBN 9781317639282. Retrieved 11 June 2020.
  2. ^ Sun, Jian Wei. 孫建偉. 2016.〈《慧琳音義》的作者、成書、流傳及版本綜論〉,《重慶師範大學學報(哲學社會科學版)》2016.4:34-40。