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 phrase; 7. Prepositions and expressions of location; 8. The verb phrase; 9. Adjectival constructions; description and comparison; 10. Adverbial constructions; 11. Aspect and verbal particles; 12. Modality; possibility and probability; 13; Negation; 14. Quantification; 15. Existential sentences; 16. Coordination and subordinate clauses; 17. Questions; 18. Sentence particles and interjections; and 19. Imperative sentences; commands and requests.
A copy of this book is held in the Governor Gary Locke Library, Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience, Seattle, Washington State, USA.
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