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Title: Analysing Secondary Predication in East Asian Languages
Written By: Ryosuke Shibagaki
URL: http://www.c-s-p.org/Flyers/Analysing-Secondary-Predication-in-East-Asian-Languages1-4438-4272-9.htm
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After more than three decades of research on secondary predication, there has not been until now a book which examines the syntactic and semantic mechanisms of secondary predication in East Asian languages, such as Chinese, Japanese, Mongolian and Korean. Shibagaki’s lucid and impartial survey should prove of much value to people interested in the study of not only secondary predication but also the theories of syntax and semantics.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Semantics
Syntax
Language Family(ies): Asian Mixed Language
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ISBN: 1443842729
ISBN-13: 9781443842723
Pages: 270
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