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A linguistic study of the Cantonese verb.

Helen Kwok

A linguistic study of the Cantonese verb.

by Helen Kwok

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Published by Centre of Asian Studies, University of Hong Kong in [Hong Kong] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canton.
    • Subjects:
    • Chinese language -- Dialects -- Canton,
    • Chinese language -- Verb

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesCentre of Asian Studies occasional papers and monographs, 5, Centre of Asian Studies occasional papers and monographs ;, no. 5.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPL1733 .K8 1971
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 177 p.
      Number of Pages177
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5468484M
      LC Control Number73171450

        Introduction In our first Cantonese grammar lesson, we’re going to cover one of the simplest, but most essential things in Cantonese - pronouns. If you don’t already know, a pronoun is I, he, she, it, you, etc. The reason a pronoun is called “pronoun” is because pronouns are used as substitutes for nouns, i.e. things like Mary, phone, gel, etc. And the prefix in English “pro” can. • Authentic language samples from a range of media • Checklists at the end of each Unit to reinforce key points • Cross-referencing to other grammar chapters • Full exercise answer key • Glossary of grammatical terms Basic German is the ideal reference and practice book for beginners but also for students with some knowledge of the.

      Cantonese is a language within the Chinese language family originating from the city of Guangzhou (also known as Canton) and its surrounding area in Southeastern is the traditional prestige variety of the Yue Chinese dialect group, which has over 80 million native speakers. While the term Cantonese specifically refers to the prestige variety, it is often used to refer to the entire. A cross-linguistic study on the linguistic expressions of Cantonese and English requests The Chinese version of the DCT was written in standard written Chinese, a written form used by educated Cantonese speakers in most contexts in Hong Kong. Cantonese is one of the many Chinese dialects. It is widely spoken and used in Hong.

      8. Present Perfect Phrasal Verbs / 46 9. Two-Word Phrasal Verbs That Require an Additional Particle When Used with an Object, 1 / 53 Phrasal Verbs Used as Nouns, 1 / The study of evidentiality, which has become an indispensable part of linguistic studies, has had a rapid development in the past few decades. On the contrary, studies of evidentiality in Cantonese, one of the major dialects of the Chinese language spoken by some 70 million people in Hong Kong, Macau.


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