Linguistique

Part I presents findings that show the important interplay of research into diachronic linguistics and typology in China, beginning with a discussion of how to tackle the issue of linguistic diversity in Sinitic languages. Chapters in Part II examine the Sinitic languages from a crosslinguistic...

Table ronde avec la participation de Thomas PAVEL Jean-Marie SCHAEFFER Tzvetan TODOROV Depuis plusieurs décennies, le formalisme russe s’est affirmé comme un héritage fondamental des sciences humaines et sociales. Nombreuses sont les découvertes majeures des formalistes et nombreux sont les acquis essentiels issus de leur...

Historical and synchronic studies 歷史與共時研究

This volume should contribute to a better understanding of the structural changes that the Chinese language has undergone throughout its history. Beyond that, it may further contribute to an improved understanding of the typological characteristics which distinguish Northern Chinese languages from the Sinitic languages of...

An Exploratory Commentary on the Heart Radical in Shuō wén jiě zì

The Chinese Shuōwén Dictionary (AD 100) by Xǔ Shèn is the most famous book in the history of Chinese philology, and it is one of the most important documents in the history of linguistics and lexicography of the world. This stunningly ambitious dictionary explains systematically...

Professor Wang Jian was originally awarded his doctoral degree in 2005 in the field of Chinese linguistics by Peking University. Following upon this, he carried out a period of postdoctoral research in the Linguistics Institute at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences from 2005 to...