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  • Developing Writing Skills in Chinese, 2nd editionby Boping Yuan; Kan Qian

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    Written by experienced teachers and thoroughly trialled with non-native students of Chinese, this much-needed text helps students to write coherently, clearly and appropriately in a variety of contexts. more...

  • A Grammatical Sketch of Hainan Chamby Graham Thurgood; Ela Thurgood; Li Fengxiang

    De Gruyter Mouton 2014; US$ 140.00

    This volume is a grammatical sketch of Hainan Cham, an endangered tonal Austronesian language. The study focuses on three areas: social background and contact history, the grammar (including all the recorded vocabulary), and a description of the sound system (including acoustic description). The appendixes also include the wordlist of Sanya Chinese... more...

  • Karl Heinrich Menges: Briefe. Teil IIby Michael Knüppel

    Traugott Bautz 2010; US$ 14.04

    InhaltsverzeichnisVorwort1. Einleitung1.1 Karl Heinrich Menges - Leben und Werk1.2 Max Johann Friedrich Vasmer - Leben und Werk1.3 Biobibliographisches zu Karl Heinrich Menges (22.4.1908-20.9.1999)1.4 Biobibliographisches zu Max Johann Friedrich Vasmer (28.2.1886-30.11.1962)2. Konkordanz3. Der Briefwechsel4. Anhänge5. Abkürzungsverzeichnis6. Literaturverzeichnis7.... more...

  • Wh-Konstruktionen im Türkischenby Annette Herkenrath

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 116.65

    Annette Herkenraths Studie zu den wh-Konstruktionen im Türkischen betrachtet Äußerungen des gesprochenen Türkisch, die wh-Elemente wie ne ?was? oder kim ?wer? enthalten. Ziel der Untersuchung ist es, die kommunikativen, insbesondere wissensorganisierenden und diskursstrukturierenden Funktionen türkischer wh-Konstruktionen zu erfassen und sie aufgrund... more...

  • Numeral Classifiers in Chineseby XuPing Li

    De Gruyter Mouton 2013; US$ 140.00

    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... more...

  • Early Child Cantoneseby Hui Li; Shek Tse

    De Gruyter Mouton 2011; US$ 168.00

    This book is the first publication on record that systematically and comprehensively addresses the acquisition and development of Cantonese in early childhood. It draws upon evidence from up-to-date reviews of associated literature, on the outcomes of numerous research studies conducted by the authors and on the outcomes of an in-depth study of the... more...

  • Chinese Language(s)by Maria Kurpaska

    De Gruyter Mouton 2010; US$ 182.00

    The book uncovers the role The Great Dictionary of Modern Chinese Dialects plays in analyzing the spectrum of linguistic differentiation in China. The author starts by sketching the development and current state of Chinese dialectology and dialectal research. She then provides an analysis of the Dictionary and of the kind of information it provides.... more...

  • Acquisition of Word Order in Chinese as a Foreign Languageby Wenying Jiang

    De Gruyter Mouton 2009; US$ 182.00

    In this book, linguistic achievements of word order studies in Chinese have been applied to Chinese second language acquisition research. By analyzing a great number of word order errors made by learners of Chinese as a foreign language (CFL), this book has developed a method for describing and explaining Chinese word order errors. With this method,... more...

  • The Typology of Motion Eventsby

    De Gruyter Mouton 2013; US$ 140.00

    This comprehensive study concentrates particularly on the use of a closed set of motion verbs in five of the major dialects, including Mandarin, Wú, Hakka, M?n and Cantonese. The author shows that these dialects form a continuum with some exhibiting more characteristics of a verb-framed language than the others. The phenomenon reflects the various... more...

  • A History of the Chinese Languageby Hongyuan Dong

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    A History of the Chinese Language provides a comprehensive introduction to the historical development of the Chinese language from its proto Sino-Tibetan roots in prehistoric times to Modern Standard Chinese. Taking a highly accessible and balanced approach, it presents a chronological survey of the various stages of Chinese language development,... more...