Studies of Chinese Linguistics

Functional Approaches

Edited by Janet Zhiqun Xing

Studies of Chinese Linguistics

Edited by Janet Zhiqun Xing

Distributed for Hong Kong University Press

248 pages | 6 x 9
Hardcover $50.00 ISBN: 9789622099647 Published February 2009 AAUKEU - ALL AMERICAS & UNITED KINGDOM & EUROPE
The nine essays in this volume present the most recent developments in the study of Chinese linguistic research using functional approaches. Topics discussed in the volume include Chinese typology, word order variation, word formation, semantic change, cognition, discourse analysis, interface among syntax, semantics, and pragmatics, and grammaticalization. Studies of Chinese Linguistics will be a valuable and stimulating reference for graduate students and researchers interested in functional linguistics. Readers in general and applied linguistics will also appreciate the insights it offers into the interaction of Chinese form and function.
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