Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics

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“Chinese Sociolinguistics” can be an ambiguous and very broad term. Taking into consideration the limited given space and maximization of accessibility, the present overview will focus on studies of sociolinguistic phenomena in the People’s Republic of China, especially those published in Chinese. Whil…

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Yihong GAO, “Sociolinguistics”, in: Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics, General Editor Rint Sybesma. Consulted online on 25 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2210-7363_ecll_COM_000014>
First published online: 2015

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