Vol. 37 No. 2 July 2011
Vol. 37 No. 2 July 2011 2011.07.31
Editors in Chief:
Nissa Hui-shan Lin, National Taiwan Normal University & Yung-O Biq, National Taiwan Normal University





Phonetic Evidence for the Contact-Induced Prosody in Budai Rukai Chun-Mei Chen 123-154 phonetic evidence, contact-induced prosody, Budai Rukai, stress
Acoustic Analysis of Voice-Onset Time in Taiwan Mandarin and Japanese Naomi Ogasawara 155-178 VOT, Taiwan Mandarin, Japanese
Fundamental Generalizations of English Syllabification Li-chin Lin 179-208 syllables, syllable structure, written syllabification, spoken syllabification
Lexicalization in Nigerian Pidgin Eyo Offiong Mensah 209-240 lexicalization, Nigerian Pidgin, English, contact linguistics, lexical semantics
Post-Verbal Markers in Taiwanese Southern Min and Fuzhounese Szu-I Sylvia Yu 241-258 modal, post-verbal, circumfix, potentiality, constructional meaning
Durative Complements in the Hakka Verb Copying Construction Jui-chuan Yeh 259-282 verb copying, durative complement, constructional polysemy, gestalt, Hakka
The Meaning Contestation of Tai: Language Ideologies and the Global-Local Ambivalence Hsi-Yao Su 283-308 taike, sociolinguistics, language ideologies, meaning contestation, Taiwan
Genre Analysis of Enquiry Letters across Cultures: Perspectives on Rhetorical Structures Alireza Jalilifar, Leila Beitsayyah 309-333 business letter, generic structure, lexico-grammaticality, politeness strategies