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A Grammar of Shaowu : A Sinitic Language of Northwestern Fujian / Sing Sing Ngai.

Author/Creator:
Ngai, Sing Sing, author.
Publication:
Boston : De Gruyter Mouton, [2021]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource.
Series:
Sinitic languages of China ; v. 5.
Sinitic Languages of China ; volume 5
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Subjects:
Northern Min dialects -- Grammar.
Contents:
Intro
Preface
Acknowledgements
Contents
List of tables
List of maps
List of abbreviations
Glossary of specific terms and notational symbols
Abstract
Résumé
Shaowu as a Sinitic language
Periodisation of Sinitic
Special characters and symbols, transcription and glossing conventions
Background &
overview
Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Geography, demography and history of Shaowu
Part I: Phonetics &
phonology
Introduction
Chapter 3 Phonology
Part II: Nominal structure
Introduction
Chapter 4 Pronominal systems
Chapter 5 Classifier systems and counting paradigms
Chapter 6 Affixal morphology
Chapter 7 Reduplication
Chapter 8 Compounding
Chapter 9 Kinship terms
Chapter 10 Locative adpositions around NPs
Chapter 11 Relative clauses
Chapter 12 Possessive noun phrases and inalienability
Part III: Predicate structure
Introduction
Chapter 13 Verb classes
Chapter 14 Adpositional phrases
Chapter 15 Adverbs and adverbial phrases
Chapter 16 Negation and negative markers
Chapter 17 Modality, modal auxiliaries and their syntax
Chapter 27 Ditransitive constructions
Chapter 28 Passive constructions
Chapter 29 Causative constructions
Chapter 30 Existential and identity constructions
Chapter 31 Copular constructions
Chapter 32 Locative constructions
Chapter 33 Interrogative structures: Polar, disjunctive and content questions
Chapter 34 Imperatives and other moods
Chapter 35 Clause-final particles
Part V: Complex sentences &
clause combining
Introduction
Chapter 36 Coordination
Chapter 37 Subordination
Chapter 38 Temporal subordination of simultaneity and sequentiality
Chapter 39 Causal constructions
Chapter 40 Conditional constructions
Chapter 41 Concessive constructions
Chapter 42 Purposive constructions
Chapter 43 Other types of complementation in complex sentences
Chapter 44 Co-subordination
Chapter 45 Conclusion
Part VI: Lexicon
Chapter 46 Mini lexicon
Part VII: Transcription samples
A children's song
Shaowu, the Iron City
Shaowu and its geography
Bibliography
Index
Notes:
Electronic reproduction. Berlin Available via World Wide Web.
Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on October 14, 2021).
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Walter de Gruyter & Co.
Other format:
Print version: Ngai, Sing Sing A Grammar of Shaowu
ISBN:
9781501512483
150151248X
9781501512308
1501512307
9781501517723
Publisher Number:
40030797757
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.