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  • Thematic Structure and Para-Syntax: Arabic as a Case Study

    1st Edition

    By James Dickins

    Thematic Structure and Para-Syntax: Arabic as a Case Study presents a structural analysis of Arabic, providing an alternative to the traditional notions of theme and rheme. Taking Arabic as a case study, this book claims that approaches to thematic structure propounded in universalist linguistic…

    Hardback – 2020-03-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Arabic Linguistics

  • Diachronic Perspectives and Synchronic Variation in Southern Min

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chinfa Lien, Alain Peyraube

    Diachronic Perspectives and Synchronic Variation in Southern Min aims to address a range of grammatical phenomena in Southern Min. The Sinitic languages show divergence not only in phonology but also in grammar. Together with Hakka, Yue and part of Wu, Min forms the two major Southern groups of…

    Hardback – 2020-03-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Linguistics

  • Korean Morphosyntax: Focusing on Clitics and Their Roles in Syntax

    1st Edition

    By Hee-Rahk Chae

    Korean Morphosyntax: Focusing on Clitics and Their Roles in Syntax presents a theory-neutral comprehensive analysis of Korean morphosyntax for advanced students and scholars of Korean language and linguistics. This book focuses on the morphosyntactic status of particles in Korean and highlights…

    Hardback – 2020-03-18 
    Routledge

  • Complementarity Between Lexis and Grammar in the System of Person

    A Systemic Typological Approach, 1st Edition

    By Pin Wang

    This book investigates the lexico-grammatical complementarity in language in its construal of person as a semantic system. Given the vast and wide spectrum of resources for expressing distinctions in the assignment of person roles in language, this book presents person-related system networks…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Modern Chinese Grammar - a Clause-Pivot Approach

    1st Edition

    By Fuyi Xing

    Modern Chinese Grammar provides a comprehensive coverage of Chinese grammar through the clause-pivot theory and the double triangle approach, first proposed by Fuyi Xing in 1996. Translated into English for the first time, the book is widely regarded by linguists as a seminal text, and…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Linguistics

  • Prosodic Phonology of the Fuzhou Dialect

    Domains and Rule Application, 1st Edition

    By Shuxiang You

    Prosodic Phonology of the Fuzhou Dialect: Domains and Rule Application is the first attempt to conduct a comprehensive analysis of the Fuzhou phonological system from the perspective of prosodic phonology. It addresses the following issues: What prosodic constituents exist in the Fuzhou dialect and…

    Hardback – 2020-04-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Linguistics

  • Research on Functional Grammar of Chinese I

    Information Structure and Word Ordering Selection, 1st Edition

    By Bojiang Zhang, Mei Fang

    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. Using local Beijing…

    Hardback – 2020-04-09 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Research on Functional Grammar of Chinese II

    Reference and Grammatical Category, 1st Edition

    By Bojiang Zhang, Mei Fang

    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. Using local Beijing…

    Hardback – 2020-04-09 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • A Research on Functional Grammar of Chinese

    1st Edition

    By Bojiang Zhang, Mei Fang

    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. Using local Beijing…

    Hardback – 2020-04-09 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Scripting Japan

    Orthography, Variation, and the Creation of Meaning in Written Japanese, 1st Edition

    By Wesley C. Robertson

    Imagine this book was written in Comic Sans. Would this choice impact your image of me as an author, despite causing no literal change to the content within? Generally, discussions of how language variants influence interpretation of language acts/users have focused on variation in speech. But it…

    Hardback – 2020-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

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