Medieval Chinese syntaxPart of book or chapter of book English OPEN
Anderl, Christoph; (2017)
- Publisher: Brill
Subject: Languages and Literatures | Early Medieval Chinese | Medieval Chinese | Late Medieval Chinese | Early Mandarin | periodization | early Vernacular Chinese | early colloquial Chinese | phonetic transcription | Buddhist Hybrid Chinese (BHD) | Buddhist narrative literature | Zǔtáng jí 祖堂集 (ZTJ) | Collection from the Patriarchs’ Hall | genre features | translation literature | Buddhist translations | modal system | influence of Indic languages | translations techniques | passive construction | copula | grammaticalization | interrogative pronouns | affixes | nominal classifiers | dissyllabization process | personal pronouns | Central Asian languages | coverbs/prepositions | colloquial sentence final particles | Dūnhuáng manuscripts | biànwén 變文 | Transformation Texts | jiǎngjīng wén 講經文 | sutra lecture texts | Chán 禪 Buddhist treatises
“Medieval Chinese Syntax” aims to provide a sketch of the development of function words and syntactic structures during the Chinese Medieval period, including Early Medieval Chinese (ca. 0-700 A.D.) and Late Medieval Chinese (ca. 700-1100).