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A Comparative Study of The Prepositions of The Peking Mandarin and Nanking Mandarin in 19th Century : Taking the annotations in The Guide to Kuan Hua and A Course of Mandarin Lessons as an example

By 斉 燦 and Qi Can

Abstract

The Guide to Kuan Hua and A Course of Mandarin Lessons are both important colloquial mandarin textbooks abroad in the late 19th century. There are many editions of The Guide to Kuan Hua, among which the more characteristic one is the one that published by Jiujiang Press. This Jiujiang edition of The Guide to Kuan Hua and A Course of Mandarin Lessons both have Vertical line typesetting, moreover, by the way of giving parallel words, they all take a record of the differences of words and grammar between Peking Mandarin and Nanking Mandarin, all these above make the two bookvaluable materials that we can use to do contrastive study of Peking Mandarin and Nanking Mandarin. Focusing on the prepositions and the auxiliary words that used in these two textbooks, with the methods of quantity and quality analysis, this paper does an exhaustive research of the usage of prepositions and the auxiliary words, and analyzes the differences of using of the prepositions and the auxiliary words in these two textbooks, through which we try to explain how the north-south regional differences of Chinese mandarin come out.東アジアの言語と表象文部科学省グローバルCOEプログラム 関西大学文化交渉学教育研究拠

Topics: The Guide to Kuan Hua, A Course of Mandarin Lessons, the preposition, c omparative stud, 関西大学(Kansai University)
Publisher: 関西大学大学院東アジア文化研究科
Year: 2016
OAI identifier: oai:kansai-u.repo.nii.ac.jp:00012483

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