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ERIC Number: EJ608247
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0097-8507
Topic and Topic-Comment Constructions in Mandarin Chinese.
Shi, Dingxu
Language, v76 n2 p383-408 Jun 2000
Attempts to provide a precise definition for topic and to derive most of the properties of topic from this definition. The main assumption is that the topic-comment construction is a syntactic device employed to fulfill certain discourse functions. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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