Food for thought. And theory.

James McCawley (1992) has suggested that there be no such category as Adjective in Mandarin Chinese after failing to distinguish adjectives from verbs with a list of universal properties.


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  1. Reference:

    James McCawley (1992) Justifying part-of-speech assignments in Mandarin Chinese. Journal of Chinese Linguistics 20(2): 211-46.

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