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Xu, Dan

Space in Languages of China

Xu, Dan - Space in Languages of China, ebook

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Table of contents

A. Space: A Cross-linguistic perspective

1. Introduction: How Chinese Structures Space
Xu Dan

2. Chinese Localizers: Diachrony and Some Typological Considerations
Hilary Chappell, Alain Peyraube

3. Syntax Of Space Across Chinese Dialects: Conspiring and Competing Principles and Factors
Danqing LIU

4. The Linguistic Categorization of Deictic Direction in Chinese — with Reference to Japanese —
Christine Lamarre

5. The Locative Words in The Waxiang Dialect Spoken in Guzhang, Hunan
Yunji Wu

6. From Locative to Object Markers: The Parallel Development of Two Postpositions in Bai
Jingqi Fu, Lin Xu

7. The Role of Visual Space in Sign Language Development
Shun-chiu Yau

B. Space in Synchronic and Diachronic Chinese

8. Asymmetry in the Expression of Space in Chinese —The Chinese Language Meets Typology
Dan Xu

9. Two Conditions and Grammaticalization of the Chinese Locative
Chaofen Sun

10. Origin and Evolution of the Locative Term HÒU ‘Back’ In Chinese
Fuxiang Wu

11. The Inessive Structure in Archaic and Medieval Chinese: An Evolutionary Study of Inessive Demonstrative Uses From Archaic to Early Modern Chinese
Qingzhi Zhu, Wenjie Chen

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Keywords: LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics LAN009000

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2008
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Languages
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781402083211

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