Vicky Tzuyin Lai

List of John Benjamins publications for which Vicky Tzuyin Lai plays a role.


Lai, Vicky Tzuyin and Zygmunt Frajzyngier 2009 Change of functions of the first person pronouns in ChineseHistorical Linguistics 2007: Selected papers from the 18th International Conference on Historical Linguistics, Montreal, 6–11 August 2007, Dufresne, Monique, Fernande Dupuis and Etleva Vocaj (eds.), pp. 223–232 | Article
In Classical Chinese, there were four first person pronouns: wu2, wo3, yu2, yu3, and a zero-pronoun1 with the following functions: wu2 was the default marking the speaker; wo3 coded contrast between the speaker and others; yu3 was used when talking about the speaker in connection with heaven,… read more