ERIC Number: EJ119565
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Publication Date: 1974
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Co-Verbs in Mandarin Chinese: Verbs or Prepositions?
Li, Charles N.; Thompson, Sandra A.
Journal of Chinese Linguistics, 2, 3, 257-278, Sep 74
Argues that Mandarin co-verbs are best viewed as prepositions which are still in the process of changing from earlier verbs. Arguments include the fact that co-verbs have prepositional meanings and that sentences containing co-verbs are not two-clause sentences. (Author/RM)
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