Functional Differentiation of "Guāngróng " and "Róngguāng" in Contemporary Chinese

XU Han-tao
2020 Journal of Literature and Art Studies  
 "Guāngróng " and "róngguāng" are a pair of inverse morphemes words in Chinese. Though once had same meaning, in contemporary Chinese they are in a process of functional differentiation. Now, "guāngróng" are mainly declarative, while "róngguāng" are mainly referential. Motivations of this changeare the enrichment of expressions and the refinement of functions.
doi:10.17265/2159-5836/2020.10.010 fatcat:hkakjuhjhvfbvhcxhthhbyaqeu