A Review of the Status Quo and Significance of Pragmatic Researches on Oracle Inscriptions

Yuan ZOU


Pragmatic research is an important part of grammatical study. Also, pragmatic research on oracle inscriptions is an indispensable part of the grammatical research system of oracle inscriptions. Nowadays, pragmatic studies mainly focus on modern Chinese language and foreign language teaching. The pragmatic studies on oracle inscriptions are still neither systematic nor comprehensive, only scattering in all kinds of themed researches on the grammar of oracle inscriptions. Carrying out studies on the pragmatics of oracle inscriptions is significant to establish the pragmatic research framework and will help us accurately understand the meaning of the words inscribed in oracle bones, thus creating brand new approaches for doing themed researches on oracle inscriptions.


Status; Pragmatics; Oracle inscriptions

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