TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

Big, Yung-O and Lee, Charlene Chia-lin                                                                            1

Frequency, phonetic reduction, and grammaticalization:

Na in Mandarin conversation

 

Chang, Jung-hsiing and Tsou, Yaching                                                                                   19

張榮興  鄒雅靜

台灣手語空間的表達形式

 

Chen, Cheng-Fu                                                                                                                                 34

               Asymmetrical behaviors of presupposition of lian-constructions in Chinese 

 

Cheung Chi Fang, Candice                                                                                                48 

               The status of plural morphemes in classifier languages:

               An investigation of the plural morphemes in Jingpo

 

Chung, You-shan                                                                                                               64

               L1 Chinese children’s comprehension of the perfective marker –le and the

               imperfective marker zai with creation and consumption verbs

 

Da, Jun                                                                                                                              82

               An empirical investigation on the distribution of A-not-A questions in

               Chinese literary texts

 

Du, Hang                                                                                                                           93

               Possible dialect influence on the Chinese ba-construction

 

Fang, Ji and Sun, Chaofen                                                                                               108

               The history of the sentence-final (LE 2) in Mandarin

 

Gao, Qian                                                                                                                        126

               On Vverbal classifiers in Chinese

 

Chu, Chun-chieh                                                                                                             139

               Adjunct relativization in Chinese

 

Kuo, Jenny Yi-chun                                                                                                         157

               Are Chinese nouns real mass nouns?

 

Kwan, Wing Man                                                                                                            170

               Placement of locative prepositional phrases in Cantonese:

               A processing perspective

 

Lee, Huichi                                                                                                                      187

               On the information structure of Mandarin cleft construction

 

Lee, Ok Joo                                                                                                                      205

               How do we ask questions in Mandarin?: An acoustic study of

yes-no question intonation in the Beijing variety of Mandarin

 

Li, Chao                                                                                                                            221

               Topic prominence, “double nominative” construction and subject

               importance in Mandarin Chinese

 

Lin, Yen-Hwei                                                                                                                 239

               Phonetically based phonology in Chinese

 

Liu, Feng-his                                                                                                                    257

               Auxiliary selection in Chinese locative inversion

 

Ren, Fei                                                                                                                            275

               Event structure and the interpretation of a Chinese serial verb construction

 

Ting, Jen                                                                                                                           293

               The particle suo and the passive constructions in classical Chinese

 

Wang, Hui                                                                                                                        305

               Development of semantic knowledge-base of contemporary Chinese

 

Wu, Jiun-Shiung Hunter                                                                                                  317

               Aspectual influence on temporal relations:

               Evidence from the progressive zai and the durative zhe

 

Yang, Henrietta                                                                                                                335

               Classifiers and plurality in Mandarin

 

Zhang, Niina Ning                                                                                                           353

               Comitative constructions in Chinese