Publication details [#56395]

Lu, Hai and Fanglan Li. 2012. Contact-induced change in status planning: a case study of Zhuang Putonghua. International Journal of the Sociology of Language 215 : 19–40.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
De Gruyter


Given enhanced contact with the Zhuang language since the beginning of the 1990s, Putonghua spoken by Zhuang people contains distinctive features of their mother tongue. This paper explores how Zhuang affects Zhuang Putonghua's phonological, lexical and grammatical characteristics in Chengxiang Town.