By Jerome L. Packard (auth.)
A Linguistic research of Aphasic chinese language Speech is the 1st specified linguistic research of a giant physique of aphasic chinese language traditional speech info. This paintings describes how the most important aphasia syndromes are occur in chinese language, a language which differs considerably from languages upon which conventional aphasia concept relies. Following the chinese language information, a brand new reason for the key aphasia syndromes is accessible in keeping with the cognitive technology modularity speculation. the speculation posits that Broca's aphasia is the results of computational deficits that ensue inside linguistic parts, whereas Wernicke's aphasia is the results of deficits that happen within the move of data among elements. it's confirmed how the fluent and non-fluent features of the key aphasia syndromes stick with without delay from the houses of cognitive modules.
targeted linguistic descriptions of Broca's and Wernicke's aphasia in chinese language are supplied, together with a precis of diagnostics of aphasia variety. the full corpora of 4 aphasic chinese language audio system, together with interlinear and loose translations, are offered in an Appendix.
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Hao jiu. Zhimle stand-ASP very long Has stood a long time. 7 the subject says duo 'a lot' instead of jiu 'a long time' (the deletion of le is discussed in the section on word formation). These two words are semantically related because they both refer to large amounts of something: jiu refers to the narrow category of time, while duo has a broader, more generic reference. 8 'remember' and 'recognize' are semantically related, because they both refer to cognitive events involving the use of memory.
A BRIEF MANDARIN GRAMMAR verbs (such as 'believe' (ziangzin) , 'know' zhidao, or 'want' yao). A. Y-H. Li (1990) motivates a distinction between finite and non-finite clauses in Mandarin based on various properties of these embedded sentences (see footnote 32). Nouns in general, and especially pronouns, are more subject to omission in Chinese than in many languages (see Li and Thompson 1981 pp. 657-675 for a good summary). e. in general where the English pronoun 'it' would be used). Exceptions to these two conditions (Li and Thompson 1981, p.
49 Ta na qian. he take money He takes money. 50 Ta bu na qian. he not take money He doesn't take money. 51 Ta you qian. he have money He has money. 52 Ta meiyou qian. he not-have money He doesn't have money. 53 Ta mel na qian. he not take money He didn't take money. 10 Sentence-final Particles There are many sentence-final particles used in Mandarin Chinese. These particles can have grammatical functions such as marking questions (rna, a) or aspect (le, ne), or they may provide pragmatic information such as emphasis (a, la), exclamation (ya) assertion (ba, me), or request for confirmation (hei, ho).
A Linguistic Investigation of Aphasic Chinese Speech by Jerome L. Packard (auth.)