JUST PUBLISHED: Chen Xie, 'The de-construction in Wenzhounese: how it differs from the bǎ-construction in Mandarin'

In this paper, now published open access in Journal of East Asian Linguistics, Chen Xie approaches a long-standing challenge in Mandarin syntax (the Mandarin -construction) from a new angle, by providing a detailed comparison with a partially similar construction in Wenzhounese (the de-construction) based on new data. The Wenzhounese de-construction turns out to be of interest in its own right, as well as shedding new light on the Mandarin -construction. Congratulations, Chen!

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