Noun Modification
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Introduction

In this article we present an overview of the modification patterns in the nominal domain in Chinese languages, past and present. We take as our point of departure the different types of modifiers given in Cheng and Sybesma (2009), which incorporates earlier research, e.g., Zhū (1956), Chao (1968:676–677), Huang (2006) and Paul (2…

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Marijn DE WOLFF and Rint SYBESMA, “Noun Modification”, in: Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics, General Editor Rint Sybesma. Consulted online on 13 December 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2210-7363_ecll_COM_000241>
First published online: 2015



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