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Functional categories in Mandarin Chinese

Ding Xu

Functional categories in Mandarin Chinese

by Ding Xu

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Published by Holland Academic Graphics in The Hague .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mandarin dialects -- Grammatical categories,
  • Universals (Linguistics),
  • Minimalist theory (Linguistics)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementdoor Ding Xu.
    SeriesHIL dissertations ;, 26
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL1893 .X8 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 202 p. :
    Number of Pages202
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL450870M
    ISBN 109055690260
    LC Control Number98165313

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I will review the contents of the book first and offer some comments. Overview of the book Packard assumes the position that, like English, Chinese also has the category. Mandarin is written with Chinese characters called Hànzì (漢字 or 汉字) which literally means "Han characters".

Each Hànzì has its own pronunciation and meaning. An ordinary dictionary will contain ab characters. Spoken Mandarin uses very many compound words, words that combine meanings the way English does in such terms as "machine gun," "fire truck," "playground," etc.

About the Book. This reference grammar provides, for the first time, a description of the grammar of Mandarin Chinese, the official spoken language of China and Taiwan, in functional terms, focusing on the role and meanings of word-level and sentence-level structures in actual conversations.Abstract.

This paper analyzes the syntactic properties of the “ba-construction” or “disposal form” in Mandarin Chinese under new theoretical introducing the event-decomposition method proposed by Ramchand (), it argues that the ba-construction conveys the causativity and the resultativity of the event at the same time, which can be shown from the syntactic representation.

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