Verb‐to‐preposition reanalysis in Chinese
This chapter argues that in all periods of Chinese, prepositions are distinct from verbs. In contrast to Roberts and Roussou's (2003: 128‐9) claim, prepositions resulting from V‐to‐P reanalysis do not retain the relational status of VPs, given that the external argument position has been pruned (cf. Whitman 2000).
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