Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics

Purchase Access
Subject: Language and Linguistics

Editor-in-Chief: Rint SYBESMA, Leiden University

Associate Editors: Wolfgang BEHR University of Zürich, Yueguo GU Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Zev HANDEL University of Washington, C.-T. James HUANG Harvard University and James MYERS National Chung Cheng University

Early Release Version: content being added regularly, expected completion Fall 2016.

The Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics offers a systematic and comprehensive overview of the languages of China and the different ways in which they are and have been studied. It provides authoritative treatment of all important aspects of the languages spoken in China, today and in the past, from many different angles, as well as the different linguistic traditions they have been investigated in.

More information: Brill.com

U (index)

(518 words)

U (Wū 烏): Austroasiatic Languages Ü: Non-Sinitic Languages of Tibet Ü Tibetan: Tibeto-Burman Languages of China Über die Sprache und Weisheit der Indier: Etymology Üke: Non-Sinitic Languages of Tibet Ürümqi, Xīnjiāng: Neutral Tone Ü-Tsang Tibetan: see Central Tibetan Uhle, Max (1856–1944): Chinese Linguistics in the German Speaking World Uighur (Huíhú 回鶻): Altaic Elements in Chinese Uighur: see Uyghur Ulving, Tor (1916–2014): Chinese Linguistics in Scandinavia unaccusativity: Causative Constructions | Ergativity and Unaccusativity | Ergativity in Classical Ch…

Unger, Ulrich (1930-1998)

(2,726 words)

Author(s): Barbara MEISTERERNST
Ulrich Unger (born December 12, 1930 in Leipzig, died December 16, 2006 in Münster, Germany), was notable for his outstanding expertise in all fields concerning Early China; he was a scholar with manifold cultural interests, including literature, art, music, and cinema. His linguistic work covers all major aspects of Old Chinese: its phonology, lexicon, and grammar.…
Date: 2017-03-02