Yuyun Iris Wang

List of John Benjamins publications for which Yuyun Iris Wang plays a role.


Liao, Wei-wen Roger and Yuyun Iris Wang 2022 Negative modals and prohibitives in Taiwanese Southern MinNew Explorations in Chinese Theoretical Syntax: Studies in honor of Yen-Hui Audrey Li, Simpson, Andrew (ed.), pp. 193–216 | Chapter
The paper discusses two types of negative modal particles found in prohibitives in Taiwanese Southern Min (TSM) – m-modals and b-modals. What distinguishes the two types of modals, we argue, is whether they are used in a descriptive or a directive/performative way. The m-modals are always used… read more