The Linguistic Legacy of the May 4 Movement

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

16 Downloads (Pure)


This month marks the 100th anniversary of China’s May 4 Movement. This intellectual and cultural movement was to have a profound and lasting impact on the Chinese language.
Original languageEnglish
JournalLanguage On The Move
Publication statusPublished - 29 May 2019

Bibliographical note

Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
This is a human-readable summary of (and not a substitute for) the license. Disclaimer.
You are free to:

Share — copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format
Adapt — remix, transform, and build upon the material
for any purpose, even commercially.

This license is acceptable for Free Cultural Works.

The licensor cannot revoke these freedoms as long as you follow the license terms.


  • Linguistics
  • May 4 Movement
  • China

Cite this