ERIC Number: EJ425844
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Syntax-Phonology Interaction in Chinese Tone Sandhi.
Hung, Tony T. N.
Journal of the Chinese Language Teachers Association, v25 n3 p43-59 Oct 1990
Discusses Tone sandhi, the tone changes undergone by tone-bearing syllables in juxtaposition, in several Chinese dialects. The tone group is examined as a syntatico-semantic unit in Fuzhou and Mandarin and as a syntactic boundary-marker in Shanghai and Xiamen. The theoretical and pedagogical implications are discussed. (20 references) (JL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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