Grammaticalization and Language Change in Chinese: A formal by Xiu-Zhi Zoe Wu

By Xiu-Zhi Zoe Wu

This cutting edge research at the phenomenon of 'grammaticalization' and its manifestation in chinese language offers new insights into language switch in chinese language and loads of grammatical themes. Grammaticalization happens in all the world's languages. Xiu-Zhi Zoe Wu demonstrates basic linguistic rules current and lively within the phenomenon of grammaticalization when additionally describing the modelling of language in formal theoretical techniques to syntax; so this e-book fills significant gaps within the present examine of linguistics. Grammaticalization and Language swap in chinese language illuminates how experiences of language improvement and alter supply distinct insights into the knowledge of present, synchronic platforms of language. utilizing patters from chinese language, the writer establishes cross-linguistic generalizations approximately language switch and grammaticalization. This ebook will be of significant curiosity to chinese language linguists and readers drawn to language swap in numerous languages.

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