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Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, 2023, 6(16); doi: 10.25236/AJHSS.2023.061622.

Comparison and Analysis of English and Chinese Syntactic Features


Cui Ming

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Cui Ming

Jilin Normal University, Changchun, Jilin, China, 130000


English and Chinese belong to different language systems, and there are significant differences in sentence structure between the two: English sentences tend to be hypotaxis, while Chinese sentences tend to be parataxis; English is a static language, while Chinese is a dynamic language; the Passive voice is used in English, and the Active voice is used in Chinese. Such a huge difference creates obstacles for translators in the process of translating between English and Chinese, and solving this problem is necessary to correctly convert the source language into the target language. This article first analyzes the syntactic features of English and Chinese sentences, and then compares and analyzes the differences in syntactic features between English and Chinese from the perspective of translation.


Comparison between English and Chinese; sentence structure; syntax features

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Cui Ming. Comparison and Analysis of English and Chinese Syntactic Features. Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences (2023) Vol. 6, Issue 16: 146-150. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJHSS.2023.061622.


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