Tous les ebooks de la collection "Frontiers in Chinese Linguistics" - Springer


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From Minimal Contrast to Meaning Construct


Qi Su , Weidong Zhan


This book offers new perspectives on the study of Chinese lexical semantics, as well as discourse analysis and cognitive pragmatics based on lexical semantics. The first part focuses on fundamental issues in lexical semantic research, while the second features articles...


Parution : 2019-09-25

Embodied Conceptualization or Neural Realization


Qingqing Zhao


This book focuses on linguistic synaesthesia in a hitherto less-studied language – Mandarin Chinese – and adopts a corpus-driven approach to support the analysis and argumentation. The study identifies directional tendencies and underlying mechanisms for Mandarin...


Parution : 2019-08-31

Substantive Bias and Natural Classes


Yu-Leng Lin


This book offers a laboratory phonological analysis of the sonority hierarchy and natural classes in nasal harmony using an artificial grammar-learning paradigm. It is aimed at postgraduate students and linguists in general whose research interests lie in phonology,...


Parution : 2019-01-10

New Perspectives on Aspect and Modality in Chinese Historical Linguistics


Barbara Meisterernst


This book presents new perspectives on the study of Aspect and Modality in Chinese Historical Linguistics.  Based on the international Workshop on Aspect and Modality in Chinese, the book includes the latest research findings in the field to make them available not...


Parution : 2018-12-28

The Diachrony of Tone Sandhi


Qing Lin


This book investigates the diachronic change of the tone sandhi of Southern Min Chinese, which is known for its synchronic arbitrariness and opacity. It argues that in final-prominent tone sandhi, the change of final tones and the change of non-final tones can be highly...


Parution : 2018-08-30

A Lexical Semantic Study of Chinese Opposites


Jing Ding


This book studies Chinese opposites. It uses a large corpus (GigaWord) to trace the behavior of opposite pairings’ co-occurrence, focusing on the following questions: In what types of constructions, from window-size restricted and bi-syllabic to quad-syllabic, will the...


Parution : 2017-11-15

Chinese Middle Constructions


Jiajuan Xiong


This book defines Chinese middle constructions as generic constructions, with their highest syntactically saturated argument always understood as an arbitrary one.This working definition sets “middle construction” apart from “middle voice” in that it can be instantiated...


Parution : 2017-11-14

Varieties of Alternatives


Mingming Liu


This book concerns two focus particles (jiu, dou) and wh-expressions (shenme = ‘what’, na geren = ‘which person’) in Mandarin Chinese. These items are systematically ‘ambiguous’ and have played important roles in various aspects of Mandarin grammar. An idea based on...


Parution : 2017-10-17

The Nature of Variation in Tone Sandhi Patterns of Shanghai and Wuxi Wu


Hanbo Yan


This book conducts a thorough investigation of the variation in tone sandhi patterns of Shanghai and Wuxi Wu using quantitative rating experiments. Although Shanghai Wu has been well documented, to date there has never been any quantitative study that systematically...


Parution : 2017-10-16

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