Current affiliation: National University of Singapore
Published in:Chinese Language & DiscoursePublication date:2013-01-01
Published in:Studies in LanguagePublication date:2012-01-01
Linguistic items with high frequency do not necessarily undergo grammaticalization. This article argues that the depending on the properties of the...
Published in:Language and LinguisticsPublication date:2016-05-09
This study is a preliminary survey of the Chinese descriptive pivotal construction with the focus on its taxonomy and prototype effects.
Published in:Studies in Chinese Language and DiscoursePublication date:2017-03-09
Diachronic, synchronic, and constructional perspectives
There are three primary types of Chinese pivotal construction, the histories of which have never been investigated systematically. This book presen...