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Title: Numeral Classifiers in Chinese
Subtitle: The Syntax-Semantics Interface
URL: http://www.degruyter.com/view/product/183465?format=G
Series Title: Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs [TiLSM] 250
Description:

This book studies the syntax and semantics of numeral classifiers in Mandarin and other Chinese languages. It explores how Chinese classifiers are semantically interpreted in syntactic contexts and how semantic functions of classifiers are realized at the syntactic level. The book is a contribution to formal Chinese linguistics, and to the understanding of grammatical properties of nominal phrases in Chinese and East Asian languages.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
Semantics
Syntax
Generative Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783110287639
Pages: 309
Prices: EuropeEURO 99.95

 
 
Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9783110289336
Pages: 309
Prices: EuropeEURO 99.95