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ERIC Number: EJ299829
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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Adverbial Modification in Mandarin.
Ross, Claudia
Journal of Chinese Linguistics, v12 n2 p207-34 Jun 1984
Presents a structural explanation for meaning differences associated with the position of adverbial modifiers with respect to the verb in Mandarian. Argues that the relevant factor is one of modifier scope. Temporal, result, and generic interpretations associated with some postverbal modification structures are explained on the basis of modifier scope. (SED)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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