By Hilary M. Chappell
Part I provides findings that exhibit the $64000 interaction of analysis into diachronic linguistics and typology in China, starting with a dialogue of the way to take on the difficulty of linguistic variety in Sinitic languages. Chapters partially II research the Sinitic languages from a crosslinguistic viewpoint with pan-Sinitic explorations of demonstrative paradigms; naked classifier words when it comes to the coding of definiteness; and of the diachronic improvement of 2 major constructions for
comparatives of inequality with recognize to concerns in language touch. half III is dedicated to person stories of linguistic micro-areas in China: Pinghua and the Guangxi self sustaining area within the a long way South of China; Shaowu Min within the northwestern nook of Fujian province; the Wu dialect of Fuyang; and
the Hui'an Southern Min dialect within the South of Fujian province.
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Diversity in Sinitic Languages by Hilary M. Chappell