Loanwords in Mandarin through Other Chinese Dialects
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The Chinese language and its users as well as contributors are drawn from diverse speech communities from both within and outside Mainland China. Given the size and diversity of the constituent groups and the complex relationships among …

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Benjamin T'SOU, “Loanwords in Mandarin through Other Chinese Dialects”, in: Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics, General Editor Rint Sybesma. Consulted online on 17 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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