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Carine Yuk-man YIU (姚玉敏)  PhD The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2005
Associate Professor
Ext : 7801
Tel : 2358-7801
Email : yyiu
Room No : 3339
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Research Interests
Chinese linguistics with a focus on Cantonese; history of Chinese dialects; syntax, semantics, typology.


Representative Publications

  1. 〈粵方言和潮汕閩南方言的“X + A + 過 + Y"差比句〉[The X + A + guo過 + Y comparative construction in Cantonese and Chaoshan Minnan].《中國語文》[Studies of the Chinese Language] (Chinese Academy of Social Sciences), 2 (2020) : 158-174.
  2. 〈粵語“得”只有義的產生〉[The emergence of [tɐk˥]得indicating only in Cantonese]。《方言》[Dialect] (Chinese Academy of Social Sciences), 1 (2019): 164-178.
  3. The Typology of Motion Events: An Empirical Study of Chinese Dialects. Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton, 2014. (424 pages) (Li Fang-Kuei Book Awards in Linguistics (Silver Award)
  4. “Typology of word order in Chinese dialects: Revisiting the classification of Min”. Language and Linguistics (Academia Sinica, Taipei), 15.4 (2014): 539-573.
  5. “Directional verbs in Cantonese: A typological and historical study”. Language and Linguistics (Academia Sinica, Taipei), 14.3 (2013): 511-569.
  6. “Tonal adaptation of English loanwords in early Cantonese”. Journal of Chinese Linguistics (The Chinese University of Hong Kong), 40 (2012).1: 190-215.
  7. 〈也談早期粵語中的變調現象〉[Revisiting the use of change tones in early Cantonese].《方言》[Dialect] (Chinese Academy of Social Sciences), 1 (2010): 18-29.
  8. 〈早期粵語中的“畀”字句〉[Bei-sentences in early Cantonese].《歷時演變與語言接觸—中國東南方言》Diachronic Change and Language Contact--Dialects in South East China.《中國語言學報專刊24》Journal of Chinese Linguistics, monograph series (The Chinese University of Hong Kong): no.24, pp.162-185, 2010.
  9. 〈香港粵語上聲變化初探:語音實驗研究〉[A preliminary study on the change of rising tones in Hong Kong Cantonese: An experimental study].《語言暨語言學》[Language and Linguistics] (Academia Sinica, Taipei), 10.2 (2009): 269-291.