Medieval Chinese Syntax
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1. General Observations and Periodization

A definition of the periodization of Early Medieval Chinese (EMC) in terms of syntactic development can only be provided tentatively. By convention, the beginning of Early Medieval Chinese is usu…

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Christoph ANDERL, “Medieval Chinese Syntax”, in: Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics, General Editor Rint Sybesma. Consulted online on 25 April 2017 <>
First published online: 2015

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