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study of De in noun phrase structure in Mandarin Chinese

Yu-hsu Wang

study of De in noun phrase structure in Mandarin Chinese

a tagmemic-case grammar analysis

by Yu-hsu Wang

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chinese language -- Grammar,
  • Chinese language -- Syntax,
  • De (The word)

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL1107 W35 1974a
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 266 leaves.
    Number of Pages266
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18940869M

    In linguistics, grammar (from Ancient Greek γραμματική) is the set of structural rules governing the composition of clauses, phrases and words in a natural term refers also to the study of such rules and this field includes phonology, morphology and syntax, often complemented by phonetics, semantics and pragmatics.. Fluent speakers of a language variety or lect have a. Phrase structure In a sentence with 有 (yǒu) 是 (shì) indicating existence the subject is usually a noun denoting position or place and the object is the person or thing concerned. Examples.

    Layers of the Determiner Phrase in Mandarin Chinese Simpson () takes “de” in nominal phrase as the head of th e structure: “Zhangsan de shu” is a DP and “de” is the head D. In this theory, when “de” and demonstratives like “this/that” appear in the same structure, there is .   Abstract. Duration Phrase (i.e. shifenzhong ‘ten minutes’, santian ‘three days’) in “V + Duration Phrase” normally refers to a duration of a certain action or duration since the completion of an event in Chinese. In this article, a less-discussed third interpretation of “V + Duration Phrase” has been put forward to discuss, which refers to the duration of a span (i.e. shelf Author: Wei Chin, Changsong Wang.

      In brief, classifiers (in Chinese) are inserted between the number and noun so as to formulate the numeral or quantitative constructions (10 pens, 5 books, etc). For each class of nouns, there’s an appropriate classifier that unfortunately you need to know and study. Click here to read the article on classifiers. Predicative adjectives. not to either differences in the word de itself, or to differences in the structure of clauses.^ 2. DE IN NON CLEFT SENTENCES There is general agreement among Chinese linguists as to the status of de in strings like (1)~(4). These strings involve NP modification (MOD), and de marks this modification structure by standing before the head noun.


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Study of De in noun phrase structure in Mandarin Chinese by Yu-hsu Wang Download PDF EPUB FB2

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A noun phrase consists of a main noun, and any words or phrases that describe or modify the main noun. In Chinese, all noun modifiers occur before the main noun.

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Part A covers traditional grammatical categories such as phrase order, nouns, verbs, and Size: 4MB. The CD requires you to read the phrase book while you are listening to the CD. The CD is in Chinese only. It would be much more helpful if the CD had the English /5(6). Mandarin, and t hus the noun phrase structure of Jingpo is best-analyzed as havi ng a DP structure.

This paper is organized as follows: in th e following section, so me background information abou t. The Use of DE (的) in Mandarin Chinese Xiaoshi Li Michigan State University The morphosyntactic particle DE has long been a subject of investigation in Chinese linguistics. The most salient features of DE are its multifunctionality and optionality.

DE mainly functions as a connector between a modifier and its head noun/noun phrase (NP). In Chinese grammar de particles are an important topic to learn. The three de particles are 的, 地 and 得 and each has very different uses. In fact, the only similarity is that each is pronounced de.

However, they are often grouped together in textbooks and classes, so it's helpful for many students to have a clear summary like the one below. Chinese sentence structure is a good place to start because: It’s a foundational part of the Chinese language. It’s relatively simple and so helps you build confidence.

It helps you understand the essential qualities of Chinese grammar. Let me elaborate on the last point a bit. The most disorienting part of Chinese grammar is that it feels.

Mandarin Chinese Phrase Book & Dictionary: Includes Pronunciation Guide & Menu Reader (Chinese Edition) (Chinese) by Qian Kan (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings. ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.

/5(3). English Chinese Character/Pin Yin Phonetic English I/Me wǒ wore 我 You nǐ knee 你 He/She/It tā / tā / tā tar 他 / 她 / 它 Figures of speech English Chinese Character/Pin Yin Phonetic English That’s good.

hǎo how 好 That’s not good. bù hǎo boo how 不 好 It was nice. hěn hǎo hun how 很 好File Size: KB. This dissertation studies leftward dislocation of object Noun Phrases in Mandarin Chinese within the framework of Government and Binding theory.

Although the canonical word order in Chinese is S(ubject)-V(erb)-O(bject), it also exhibits OSV and SOV word orders. After an introduction in Ch. 1, I discuss OSV constructions in Ch I argue that the S-initial object NP is moved there, since its Cited by:   The use of the particle “de” is to modify another noun, verb, or adjective.

For example, if Chinese people want to say “quietly,” they would say “安静地 (Ān jìng de).” Or, if they would want to say “Sara’s house,” they would say “莎拉de房子.” There are three de particles.

structure translations: 安排, 结构;构造;机构;体系, 建筑物, 结构体;(尤指)大型建筑物, (器官的)结构, 构成;组织. Learn more in the Cambridge English-Chinese simplified Dictionary. Thanks for the A2A This innovative new book explains the major topics of Mandarin grammar in clear and concise language, packed with real language examples and loads of varied and imaginative exercises that show students how grammar works in pract.

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Today in Chinese cities you’ll see it everywhere: on maps, road and shop signs and in File Size: KB. Thus, as with the study conducted by Hollander et al.

(), we held constant the position of the target noun phrase, although future studies might also consider the role of sentence position in further influencing generic interpretations in both English- and Mandarin-speaking children and adults.

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9 Noun phrases Modifying a noun with a specifier and/or number 47 Modifying a noun with all other modifiers: modification with 的 de 48 Omission of the particle 的 de 51 Noun modifiers in a series 51 Omission of the head noun 52 Modification with 之 zhī Chinese Grammar Levels B1 Chinese grammar 把 structure: a basic introduction words (~ 21 minutes) Once you've made some headway with Chinese grammar, you'll come across one of the major stumbling stones: the 把 structure.

This structure is extremely common, so it's essential to learn.Prosodic Realization of Split Noun Phrases in Mandarin Chinese Compared in Topic and Focus Contexts Bei Wang Department of Linguistics, University of Potsdam, Germany [email protected] Abstract The present study investigates the prosodic realization of split noun sentences in Chinese, like ‘shu, wo mai le san ben.

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