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Chinese Linguistics


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Chinese Linguistics series selects representative and frontier works in linguistic disciplines including lexicology, grammar, phonetics, dialectology, philology and rhetoric. Mostly published in Chinese before, the selection has had far-reaching influence on China’s linguistics and offered inspiration and reference for the world’s linguistics. The aim of this series is to reflect the general level and latest development of Chinese linguistics from an overall and objective view.

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Jin Chinese Grammar

Jin Chinese Grammar

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Xing Xiangdong
October 25, 2022

In providing an analysis of the grammar of the dialect of seven counties along the Yellow River, this two-volume set synchronically and diachronically studies the Jin dialect of China’s Northern Shaanxi Province.The Jin dialect of Northern Shaanxi is one of the most ancient, complicated, and ...

Jin Chinese Grammar I Referent and Tense of Northern Shaanxi Dialect

Jin Chinese Grammar I: Referent and Tense of Northern Shaanxi Dialect

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Xing Xiangdong
October 25, 2022

This book is the first volume of a two-volume set that synchronically and diachronically studies the Jin dialect in Northern Shaanxi Province in China, with a focus on the grammatical features of the pronouns, the aspect and appearance, and the tense system of the dialect.The Jin dialect in ...

Jin Chinese Grammar II Syntax and Modality of Northern Shaanxi Dialect

Jin Chinese Grammar II: Syntax and Modality of Northern Shaanxi Dialect

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Xing Xiangdong
October 25, 2022

This book is the second volume of a two-volume set that synchronically and diachronically studies the Jin dialect in Northern Shaanxi Province in China, with a focus on six grammatical features of the dialect.The Jin dialect of Northern Shaanxi is one of the most ancient, complicated, and ...

Practical Grammar of Modern Chinese I Overview and Notional Words

Practical Grammar of Modern Chinese I: Overview and Notional Words

1st Edition

By Liu Yuehua, Pan Wenyu, Gu Wei
May 06, 2022

Chinese grammar is characterized by its simple structure, lack of inflections, and wide use of monosyllabic morphemes. With the increased popularity of learning Chinese as a second language, there is a demand for a guide to Chinese grammar that's targeted at second language learners. This ...

Practical Grammar of Modern Chinese III Sentence Constituents

Practical Grammar of Modern Chinese III: Sentence Constituents

1st Edition

By Liu Yuehua, Pan Wenyu, Gu Wei
May 06, 2022

Chinese grammar is characterized by its simple structure, lack of inflections, and wide use of monosyllabic morphemes. With the increased popularity of learning Chinese as a second language, there is a demand for a guide to Chinese grammar that's targeted at second language learners. This ...

Practical Grammar of Modern Chinese II Function Words

Practical Grammar of Modern Chinese II: Function Words

1st Edition

By Liu Yuehua, Pan Wenyu, Gu Wei
April 29, 2022

Chinese grammar is characterized by its simple structure, lack of inflections, and wide use of monosyllabic morphemes. With the increasing popularity of learning Chinese as a second language, there is a demand for a guide to Chinese grammar that's targeted at second language learners. This ...

Practical Grammar of Modern Chinese IV Simple Sentence, Compound Sentence, and Discourse

Practical Grammar of Modern Chinese IV: Simple Sentence, Compound Sentence, and Discourse

1st Edition

By Liu Yuehua, Pan Wenyu, Gu Wei
April 28, 2022

Chinese grammar is characterized by its simple structure, lack of inflections, and wide use of monosyllabic morphemes. With the increased popularity of learning Chinese as a second language, there is a demand for a guide to Chinese grammar that's targeted at second language learners. This ...

Language The Last Homestead of Human Beings

Language: The Last Homestead of Human Beings

1st Edition

By Guanlian Qian
May 19, 2021

Heidegger characterizes the relationship between language and Being as "language is the house of Being", negating the idea that language is merely a tool ready to be used at hand. Drawing on this idea, as well as ideas from anthropology, pragmatics, and folklore studies, the author argues that "...

A Research on Functional Grammar of Chinese

A Research on Functional Grammar of Chinese

1st Edition

By Bojiang Zhang, Mei Fang
April 21, 2020

The functional perspective on Chinese syntax has yielded various new achievements since its introduction to Chinese linguistics in the 1980s. This two-volume book is one of the earliest and most influential works to study the Chinese language using functional grammar. With local Beijing vernacular ...

Loanwords in the Chinese Language

Loanwords in the Chinese Language

1st Edition

By Shi Youwei
December 31, 2020

A loanword, or wailaici, is a word with similar meaning and phonetic form to a word from a foreign language that has been naturalized in the recipient language. From ancient times, cultural exchanges between China and other countries has brought and integrated a myriad of loanwords to the Chinese ...

Research on Functional Grammar of Chinese I Information Structure and Word Ordering Selection

Research on Functional Grammar of Chinese I: Information Structure and Word Ordering Selection

1st Edition

By Bojiang Zhang, Mei Fang
April 21, 2020

The functional perspective on Chinese syntax has yielded various new achievements since its introduction to Chinese linguistics in the 1980s. This two-volume book is one of the earliest and most influential works to study the Chinese language using functional grammar. With local Beijing vernacular ...

Research on Functional Grammar of Chinese II Reference and Grammatical Category

Research on Functional Grammar of Chinese II: Reference and Grammatical Category

1st Edition

By Bojiang Zhang, Mei Fang
April 21, 2020

The functional perspective on Chinese syntax has yielded various new achievements since its introduction to Chinese linguistics in the 1980s. This two-volume book is one of the earliest and most influential works to study the Chinese language using functional grammar. With local Beijing vernacular ...

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