Hui Ling Xu

List of John Benjamins publications for which Hui Ling Xu plays a role.


Xu, Hui Ling and Stephen Matthews 2011 On the polyfunctionality and grammaticalization of the morpheme kai in the Chaozhou dialectNominalization in Asian Languages: Diachronic and typological perspectives, Yap, Foong Ha, Karen Grunow-Hårsta and Janick Wrona (eds.), pp. 109–124 | Article
The morpheme kai is among the most frequent and polyfunctional in Chaozhou, a Min dialect of Chinese. The present paper aims to present a descriptive and analytical account of the various functions of kai from Chaozhou in order to shed more light on nominalization and the diachronic development of… read more