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Contact-induced change in status planning: a case study of Zhuang Putonghua

  • Hai Lu, EMAIL logo and Fanglan Li,


Due to increased contact with the Zhuang language since the beginning of the 1990s, Putonghua spoken by Zhuang people bears distinctive traits of their mother tongue. Taking Chengxiang Town as an example, this article analyzes the influence of Zhuang on Zhuang Putonghua's phonological, lexical and grammatical features.

Published Online: 2012-05-01
Published in Print: 2012-05-17

©[2012] by Walter de Gruyter Berlin Boston

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