This collection presents readers with the main thrust of current research on Chinese languages from the perspective of formal linguistics. Written by an international assembly of researchers in the field, the chapters offer an in-depth study of important theoretical issues and particular questions in contemporary Chinese linguistics, and serve as a useful reference for various areas of Chinese grammar. The 11 original articles in this volume include discussions of reflexivity, modifiers and nominal structures, tense, verbal constructions and sentence structures, onset change, suffixation, and first language acquisition. Equipped with a detailed index, this volume provides for all readers a valuable resource of and the greatest access to the field of formal Chinese linguistics today.
|Number of pages||262|
|State||Published - Jan 2002|