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The Typology of Motion Events : an Empirical Study of Chinese Dialects.

Publisher: Berlin : De Gruyter, 2013.
Series: Empirical Approaches to Language Typology EALT.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This comprehensive study concentrates particularly on the use of a closed set of motion verbs in five of the major dialects, including Mandarin, Wú, Hakka, M?n and Cantonese. The author shows that these dialects form a continuum with some exhibiting more characteristics of a verb-framed language than the others. The phenomenon reflects the various stages of typological transformation and grammaticalization that the  Read more...
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Typology of Motion Events : An Empirical Study of Chinese Dialects.
Berlin : De Gruyter, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
ISBN: 9783110341768 311034176X 3110335778 9783110335774
OCLC Number: 871223955
Description: 1 online resource (426 pages).
Contents: Acknowledgements; List of maps, figures and tables; List of abbreviations; 1 Introduction; 1.0 Introduction; 1.1 Chinese dialects; 1.2 Theoretical background; 1.3 Overview of the book; 1.4 Data of the present study; 1.5 Technical notes; 2 Directional verbs in modern Cantonese. A typological perspective; 2.0 Introduction; 2.1 Previous works; 2.2 Characteristics of directional verbs; 2.2.1 Expression of motion; 2.2.2 Ability to take a locative object; 2.2.3 Potential to form compound directional complements; 2.3 Directional verbs; 2.3.1 Self-agentive motion events. 2.3.2 Non-agentive motion events2.3.3 Agentive motion events; 2.4 Simple directional complements; 2.4.1 Self-agentive motion events; 2.4.2 Non-agentive motion events; 2.4.3 Agentive motion events; 2.5 Compound directional complements; 2.5.1 Self-agentive motion events; 2.5.2 Non-agentive motion events; 2.5.3 Agentive motion events; 2.6 State change verbs; 2.7 Discussion; 2.7.1 From verb framing to satellite framing; 2.7.2 From satellite framing to compounding; 2.8 Summary; 3 Directional verbs in modern Chinese dialects. A synchronic perspective; 3.0 Introduction; 3.1 Previous works. 3.2 Lexical variations in directional verbs3.2.1 Forms expressing 'to ascend'; 3.2.2 Forms expressing 'to descend'; 3.2.3 Forms expressing 'to enter'; 3.2.4 Forms expressing 'to return'; 3.3 Directional verbs; 3.3.1 Self-agentive motion events; 3.3.2 Non-agentive motion events; 3.3.3 Agentive motion events; 3.4 Simple directional complements; 3.4.1 Self-agentive motion events; 3.4.2 Non-agentive motion events; 3.4.3 Agentive motion events; 3.5 Compound directional complements; 3.5.1 Self-agentive motion events; 3.5.2 Non-agentive motion events; 3.5.3 Agentive motion events; 3.6 Discussion. 3.6.1 Modern Chinese dialects and Talmy's typology of motion events3.6.1.1 Self-agentive motion events; 3.6.1.2 Non-agentive motion events; 3.6.1.3 Agentive motion events; 3.6.2 Classification of modern Chinese dialects; 3.6.2.1 Classification of Mǐn; 3.6.2.1.1 Directional verbs in three Mǐn dialects; 3.6.2.1.1.1 Self-agentive motion events; 3.6.2.1.1.2 Agentive motion events; 3.6.2.1.2 Simple directional complements in three Mǐn dialects; 3.6.2.1.2.1 Self-agentive motion events; 3.6.2.1.2.2 Agentive motion events; 3.6.2.1.3 Compound directional complements in three Mǐn dialects. 3.6.2.1.3.1 Self-agentive motion events3.6.2.1.3.2 Agentive motion events; 3.6.2.2 Classification of Mandarin; 3.6.2.3 Classification of Hakka; 3.7 Summary.
Series Title: Empirical Approaches to Language Typology EALT.

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This comprehensive study concentrates particularly on the use of a closed set of motion verbs in five of the major dialects, including Mandarin, Wu, Hakka, Min and Cantonese. The phenomenon reflects  Read more...

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