Chinese: A Linguistic Introduction

Chinese: A Linguistic Introduction

Chaofen Sun


chinese language is spoken through extra humans than the other language on this planet, and has a wealthy social, cultural and historic historical past. This 2006 publication is a finished consultant to the linguistic constitution of chinese language, delivering an available creation to every of the foremost components. It describes the basics of its writing process, its pronunciation and tonal sound method, its morphology (how phrases are structured), and its syntax (how sentences are shaped) - in addition to its historic improvement, and the varied ways that it interacts with different languages. surroundings the dialogue of all elements of chinese language firmly in the context of the language in use, chinese language: A Linguistic creation may be of significant gain to novices wishing to increase their wisdom and competence within the language, and their academics. it's going to even be an invaluable place to begin for college kids of linguistics starting paintings at the constitution of this significant international language.

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