Minimal Old Chinese and Later Han Chinese: A Companion to Grammata Serica Recensa.
What does OC stand for?
OC stands for Old Chinese (language of pre 400BC)
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Science, medicine, engineering, etc.
See other definitions of OC
We have 64 other meanings of OC in our Acronym Attic
- Officer Candidate
- Officer Commanding
- Officer in Command
- Officer of the Order of Canada
- Officer's Cook
- Oglethorpe County (Georgia)
- Oil Cooled (welding)
- Oklahoma Christian University
- Old Chap (ham radio shorthand)
- Old Chicago (restaurant)
Samples in periodicals archive:
00 Hardcover ABC Chinese dictionary series PL1281 Schuessler (emeritus, Wartburg College, Iowa) provides information on the origin of Old Chinese words, including possible word family relationships within Chinese and outside contacts.
This old Chinese greeting alludes to the two-edged sword of change-a dual reality of opportunity and threat fused by a single phrase.
While he complains that I do not "attempt to show that [the] hypothetical pronoun an [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] is ever used independently as a pronoun," he offers little in the way of evidence that *-n was as productive a suffix in Old Chinese as he implies, and, as far as I know, has never disclosed in any of his publications the precise function or meaning that this postulated suffix is supposed to have.