Use Chi-square Test to Seek Linguistic Typology Implicational Universals about Tone of Languages in Chinese Mainland

LI-MAO CHEN

Abstract


This article based on the Chinese mainland in the 345 kinds of languages and dialects (including the minority national language, Chinese and their dialects). Author collate and conduct research typology. Based on the principle of Greenberg, but propose to use chi-square test method to study implicational universals between some representatives tone type, at last, the article draw some conclusions.

Keywords


Tone Type, Language, Dialects, Implicational Universals, Chi-square TestText


DOI
10.12783/dtem/icem2019/31142

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