Word Class Flexibility in Classical Chinese

This book seeks to interpret the notorious word-class flexibility in Classical Chinese in a new way, based on a multi-disciplinary perspective and the theoretical background of cognitive linguistics.

Word Class Flexibility in Classical Chinese

This book seeks to interpret the notorious word-class flexibility in Classical Chinese in a new way, based on a multi-disciplinary perspective and the theoretical background of cognitive linguistics. It focuses on the case of verbal and adverbial functions of nouns.

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Word-Class Flexibility in Classical Chinese
Language: en
Pages: 268
Authors: Lukas Zadrapa
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-06-09 - Publisher: BRILL

This book seeks to interpret the notorious word-class flexibility in Classical Chinese in a new way, based on a multi-disciplinary perspective and the theoretical background of cognitive linguistics. It focuses on the case of verbal and adverbial functions of nouns.
Flexibility in the Parts-of-Speech System of Classical Chinese
Language: en
Pages: 299
Authors: Linlin Sun
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-02-10 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

Based on empirical data from five classical texts, this study investigates flexibility of parts of speech in Classical Chinese. The findings suggest that flexibility in a parts-of-speech system can only be fully understood by integrating a wide range of aspects. The components needed to account for it include constructions, semantics,
Flexibility in the Parts-of-Speech System of Classical Chinese
Language: en
Pages: 299
Authors: Linlin Sun
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-02-10 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

Based on empirical data from five classical texts, this study investigates flexibility of parts of speech in Classical Chinese. The findings suggest that flexibility in a parts-of-speech system can only be fully understood by integrating a wide range of aspects. The components needed to account for it include constructions, semantics,
Flexible Word Classes
Language: en
Pages: 339
Authors: Jan Rijkhoff, Eva Helena van Lier, Eva van Lier
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-08-29 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

This book is the first major cross-linguistic study of 'flexible words', i.e. words that cannot be classified in terms of the traditional lexical categories Verb, Noun, Adjective or Adverb. Flexible words can - without special morphosyntactic marking - serve in functions for which other languages must employ members of two
Science and Civilisation in China: Volume 7, The Social Background, Part 1, Language and Logic in Traditional China
Language: en
Pages: 504
Authors: Joseph Needham, Christoph Harbsmeier
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998-02-19 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The first systematic survey of the conceptual history of basic logical terminology in ancient China.