Publication details [#46375]

Wang, Yu-Fang, Pi-Hua Tsai and Meng-Ying Ling. 2007. From informational to emotive use: meiyou (`no') as a discourse marker in Taiwan Mandarin conversation. Discourse Studies 9 (5) : 677–701.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
SAGE Publications


Drawing on corpus analysis, this paper demonstrates that the Taiwan Mandarin discourse marker 'meiyou' appears more often at the interactional than at the textual level, and discusses its informational and affective use.