Aspect in Mandarin Chinese

Aspect in Mandarin Chinese

A Corpus-based Study

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Chinese, as an aspect language, has played an important role in the development of aspect theory. This book is a systematic and structured exploration of the linguistic devices that Mandarin Chinese employs to express aspectual meanings. The work presented here is the first corpus-based account of aspect in Chinese, encompassing both situation aspect and viewpoint aspect. In using corpus data, the book seeks to achieve a marriage between theory-driven and corpus-based approaches to linguistics. The corpus-based model presented explores aspect at both the semantic and grammatical levels. At the.
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins Pub., ©2004.
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1 online resource (x, 303 pages) : illustrations.
Additional Contributors: McEnery, Tony 1964-


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