標題: A Tenseless Analysis of Mandarin Chinese Revisited: A Response to Sybesma 2007
作者: Lin, Jo-wang
外國語文學系
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
關鍵字: tenseless language;tenseless analysis;temporal interpretations;Chinese
公開日期: 1-Mar-2010
摘要: Sybesma (2007) argues for the existence of a syntactic T node in Chinese on the basis of general theoretical considerations and parallel empirical data from Dutch and Chinese. This reply shows that a tenseless analysis of Chinese is an equally viable alternative or even a better one. given sonic empirical problems that the tensed an has to face The tenseless analysis is backed up not only by its ability to explain the data in a more elegant way but also by syntactic facts that seem to be unrelated coincidences under a tensed analysis but are natural consequences under a tense less alternative
URI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1162/ling.2010.41.2.305
http://hdl.handle.net/11536/31730
ISSN: 0024-3892
DOI: 10.1162/ling.2010.41.2.305
期刊: LINGUISTIC INQUIRY
Volume: 41
Issue: 2
起始頁: 305
結束頁: 329
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