By Peppina Po-lun Lee
This clean and compelling standpoint within the learn of debris and quantification is the 1st in-depth research of Cantonese verbal suffixes. It compares the language’s affixal quantification to the choice determiner and adverbial quantifiers. The book’s syntax-semantics mapping geography deploys either descriptive and theoretical methods, making it an important source for researchers learning the nexus of syntax and semantics, in addition to Cantonese itself.
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