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Light-Verb Syntax Between English and Classical Chinese

Shengli Feng

in Chinese Syntax in a Cross-Linguistic Perspective

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199945658
eISBN:
9780190201104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945658.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter studies light-verb syntax in English and Classical Chinese and argues that both languages share a basic structural operation under the VP-shall hypothesis. It is further argued that ... More


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