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What does MC stand for?

MC stands for Middle Chinese (language of around 600AD)

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pk (or p) n'w(p')[ and cw [beta] rp' ** may be Chinese names consisting of a monosyllabic family name (perhaps bai [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] and zhou [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], Late Middle Chinese pfia:jk and t[section]iw respectively (36)) and a two-syllable personal name.
In Middle Chinese it hardened to *d- in what I call Type A syllables (those without medial yod in Karlgren's system) and palatalized to *j- in Type B syllables (those with yod in Karlgren's system).
To add to the irony in the present context, in his Old Chinese reconstruction Li, who is spared the opprobrious label "Karlgrenian" by my two critics, adopted Karlgren's Middle Chinese reconstruction essentially unchanged, brushing aside without discussion criticisms and modifications that had been proposed not only by myself but by scholars such as Maspero, Arisaka, Lu Zhiwei, Nagel, and others.