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Cantonese : a comprehensive grammar

Author: Stephen Matthews; Virginia Yip
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, ©1994.
Series: Routledge grammars.
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"While a number of grammars of Mandarin Chinese are available, no reference grammar of Cantonese has appeared in English since 1959. Developments since then, in the language as well as in linguistic description, have been far-reaching. This is the first truly comprehensive reference guide to current Cantonese as used by native speakers. It presents a fresh and accessible description of the language, concentrating on  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Matthews; Virginia Yip
ISBN: 041508945X 9780415089456
OCLC Number: 28848233
Description: xii, 429 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Routledge grammars.
Responsibility: Stephen Matthews and Virginia Yip.
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A reference guide to Cantonese as spoken by native speakers in Hong Kong. This text is organized to promote a thorough understanding of Cantonese grammar. Features include a comprehensive  Read more...

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Cantonese: A Comprehensive Grammar

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This grammar of Cantonese Chinese contains an introduction and 19 chapters: 1. Phonology: the Cantonese sound system; 2. Word structure: morphology and word formation; 3. Syntactic categories: parts of speech in Cantonese; 4. Sentence structure: word order and topicalization; 5. Pronouns; 6. The noun...
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