The category of adjectives consists of lexical items that characteristically represent properties of entities such as dimension, age, color, speed, etc. A full-fledged adjective phrase is typically composed of an adverb and an adjective. This chapter mainly deals with the modifying function of adjectives and adjective phrases. Copyright © 2016 Cambridge University Press.
|Title of host publication||A reference grammar of Chinese|
|Editors||Chu-Ren HUANG , Dingxu SHI|
|Place of Publication||Cambridge|
|Publisher||Cambridge University Press|
|ISBN (Print)||9780521769396, 9780521181051|
|Publication status||Published - 2016|