vtoN.adVlocative coverb: in, at, on (this is a special usage of 向 in vernacular texts of the Tang and Song periods; there are only few examples dating from the Six Dynasties period but this function became quite common during the Tang; during the Ming locative xiàng gradually became obsolete) In Song texts typically appearing in the construction 向 N 中 "in N"
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Dean for Research, Department of East Asian Studies, and
Program in East Asian Studies, Princeton University.
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Heidelberg University - Cluster of Excellence - Asia and Europe in a Global Context
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