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By Wei-Tien Dylan Tsai,Audrey Li,Andrew Simpson

Chinese Syntax in a Cross-linguistic Perspective is a set of 16 unique papers through top specialists in chinese language syntax. The papers specialize in a huge variety of themes, demonstrating how the research of chinese language can tell our knowing of syntactic phenomena in different languages, and the way insights received within the research of different languages can in flip shed attention-grabbing new gentle on styles in chinese language. each one bankruptcy compares a selected significant phenomenon in chinese language syntax with similar styles in no less than another language from Asia, Europe, North the United States or Africa, leading to a chain of unpolluted views on chinese language and what the learn of chinese language can supply linguists engaged on different, genetically unrelated languages.

The quantity is split into 3 thematic sections, at the nominal area, the predicate area, and the C-domain. as well as chapters on synchronic, grownup syntax, the booklet contains chapters on chinese language diachronic syntax in a comparative standpoint and the purchase of syntax in chinese language, compared to that of alternative languages. the gathering is a tribute to Professor C.-T. James Huang's lifelong paintings at the syntax of chinese language and his makes an attempt to illustrate how the comparative research of chinese language unearths very important houses of common Grammar. With its huge, cross-linguistic concentration and its precise, new reports of chinese language, this e-book is vital analyzing for researchers of all language backgrounds in smooth generative syntax.

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