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Medieval Chinese syntax

Anderl, Christoph;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2017
  • Publisher: Brill
  • Country: Belgium
Abstract
“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).
Subjects
free text keywords: 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
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