RGC-Funded Projects
In the alphabetical order of the Principal Investigators' names

Hung-nin Samuel CHEUNG
The Cantonese language: Its past as reconstructed from early colloquial texts
Project No. HKUST6055/02H
1 September 2002 − 31 August 2005


SUN Jingtao
Word families in Old Chinese: A study of morpho-phonological interface, dialectal variation, and lexical change
Project No. 644507
1 November 2007 − 1 October 2010


TING Pang-hsin
Cognates in Sino-Tibetan languages and the reconstruction of Proto-Sino-Tibetan
Project No. HKUST6097/00H
1 September 2000 − 29 February 2004


Carine YIU
Directional verbs in early Cantonese colloquial texts: A study of metaphorical extension and word order change
Project No. 644608
1 January 2009 − 30 June 2012


ZHANG Min
A Semantic Map Approach to Comparative Chinese Dialectal Grammar
Project No. 645510
1 December 2010 − 30 November 2013


ZHU Xiaonong
Chinese Tones: Their Phonetic Properties, Typological Universals and Trajectories of Evolution
Project No. 644509
10 August 2009 − 9 August 2012

Speech sounds with special articulatory/phonatory features in Chinese dialects: A basic research topic in Chinese experimental phonology
Project No. HKUST 6426/06H
15 August 2006 − 14 February 2010