Studies of Chinese Linguistics, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 9882205437
  • ISBN-13: 9789882205437
  • DDC: 495.1
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 235 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released November 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009

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Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Preface.
List of Contributors.
Introduction.
1: Typological Studies.
2: Chinese as a Topic-Comment (Not Topic-Prominent and Not SVO) Language.
3: The Placement of Chinese Adverbials Revisited: What Differentiates Chinese Word Order from Other SVO Languages.
4: Word Structures and Cognitive Grammar.
5: Minimal word and Its Function in Mandarin Chinese.
6: Path of Motion: Conceptual Structure and Representation in Chinese.
7: Semantics, Pragmatics, and their Interaction.
8: Semantics and Pragmatics of Color Terms in Chinese.
9: Aspect and the Post-Verbal Zài Phrase in Mandarin Chinese.
10: Discourse Analysis.
11: Locative Particles in Spoken Taiwan Mandarin.
12: From Volition and Enjoyment to Habituality: The Cases of ài “Love to” and Xǐhuan “Like to”.
13: One Mechanism, Two Changes in Mandarin Chinese.
Notes.
References.
Index.