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Published: 19 November 2020

384 Pages


ISBN: 9780190084172

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Nominal Arguments and Language Variation

Li Julie Jiang

Oxford Studies in Comparative Syntax

  • Advances new research on nominal arguments in classifier languages
  • Includes new empirical data from a typologically rare language, Nuosu Yi, and fresh corpus evidence from Mandarin Chinese
  • Challenges main-stream analysis of Mandarin nominal arguments
  • Presents a theoretical analysis oriented toward cross-linguistic applicability