Jianhong Zeng

Contact Details

Faculty of Arts and Philosophy
Ghent University
Blandijnberg 2
5th floor, office 150.015
B-9000 Gent

E-mail: Jianhong.Zeng@UGent.be                       

Academic Career

Doctoral student in Oriental Languages and Cultures, Ghent University (Oct. 2010 -)
Master in Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, Nanchang University, 2008-2010
Bachelor in Chinese Language and Literature, Nanchang University, 2004-2008

Research area

Grammar studies in Buddhist literatures

Research project

Grammatical studies in Buddhist Hybrid Chinese:

"The passive construction in early Chinese translation literature (2nd – 5th century AD)"


  • Zeng Jianhong, "The similarities and differences of jianzhi (简直) and jihu (几乎)", Modern Chinese, Vol.3, 2010, pp.66-67 (Chinese Journal)
  • Zeng Jianhong, "The grammaticalization of zhide (只得)", Modern Chinese, Vol.11, 2010, pp.39-40 (Chinese journal)