18 April CHILL! Yang Zhaole on “Mandarin yě and scalarity”


Chinese Linguistics in Leiden

Spring 2018


All talks Wednesdays 15:15-16:30, Van Wijkplaats 2, room 006


18 April

Yang Zhaole (Leiden): “Mandarin and scalarity”

This talk will be about Mandarin (‘also’ in its basic use) in no-matter contexts and even contexts. I will show that all contexts in which can be used are characterized by scalarity.


9 May

Han Mengru  (Utrecht): “Mothers’ use of prosodic prominence in word-learning contexts: evidence from Dutch and Mandarin infant-directed speech”


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