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Li, XuPing

Numeral Classifiers in Chinese

The Syntax-Semantics Interface

Series:Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs [TiLSM] 250

DE GRUYTER MOUTON

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    Publication Date:
    August 2013
    Copyright year:
    2013
    ISBN
    978-3-11-028933-6
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    Aims and Scope

    This book studies the syntax and semantics of numeral classifiers in Mandarin and other Chinese languages. It explores how Chinese classifiers are semantically interpreted in syntactic contexts and how semantic functions of classifiers are realized at the syntactic level. The book is a contribution to formal Chinese linguistics, and to the understanding of grammatical properties of nominal phrases in Chinese and East Asian languages.

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    xv, 309 pages
    DE GRUYTER MOUTON
    Language:
    English
    Type of Publication:
    Monograph
    Keyword(s):
    Numeral Classifiers; Bare Nouns; Determiners; Chinese

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    Xuping Li, Center for the Study of Language and Cognition, Zhejiang University, China.

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