Zhengdao Ye

List of John Benjamins publications for which Zhengdao Ye plays a role.

Titles

“Happiness” and “Pain” across Languages and Cultures

Edited by Cliff Goddard and Zhengdao Ye

[Benjamins Current Topics, 84] 2016. vi, 145 pp.
Subjects Anthropological Linguistics | Cognition and language | Semantics | Sociolinguistics and Dialectology

"Happiness" and "Pain" across Languages and Cultures

Edited by Cliff Goddard and Zhengdao Ye

Special issue of International Journal of Language and Culture 1:2 (2014) v, 141 pp.
Subjects Anthropological Linguistics | Applied linguistics | Cognition and language | Cognitive psychology | Communication Studies | Pragmatics

Articles

Goddard, Cliff and Zhengdao Ye 2016 Exploring “happiness” and “pain” across languages and cultures“Happiness” and “Pain” across Languages and Cultures, Goddard, Cliff and Zhengdao Ye (eds.), pp. 1–18
This chapter argues that the cross-linguistic study of subjective experience as expressed, described and construed in language cannot be set on a sound footing without the aid of a systematic and non-Anglocentric approach to lexical semantic analysis. This conclusion follows from two facts, one… read more | Article
This chapter undertakes detailed meaning analyses of xìngfú, a concept central to contemporary Chinese discourse on “happiness,” and its opposite tòngkŭ (‘emotional anguish/suffering/pain’). Drawing data from five Chinese corpora and applying the semantic techniques developed by Natural Semantic… read more | Article
Goddard, Cliff and Zhengdao Ye 2014 Exploring “happiness” and “pain” across languages and cultures"Happiness" and "Pain" across Languages and Cultures, Goddard, Cliff and Zhengdao Ye (eds.), pp. 131–148
This paper argues that the cross-linguistic study of subjective experience as expressed, described and construed in language cannot be set on a sound footing without the aid of a systematic and non-Anglocentric approach to lexical semantic analysis. This conclusion follows from two facts, one… read more | Article
This paper undertakes detailed meaning analyses of xìngfú, a concept central to contemporary Chinese discourse on “happiness,” and its opposite tòngkŭ (‘emotional anguish/suffering/pain’). Drawing data from five Chinese corpora and applying the semantic techniques developed by Natural Semantic… read more | Article
This study examines a cultural practice of ‘remembering’ – bèi (‘auditory memorisation’), which plays a prominent role in the learning experience of Chinese people. It first conducts a detailed semantic analysis of bèi , using natural semantic metalanguage to reveal a culture-internal view of and… read more | Article
Ye, Zhengdao 2007 6. Taste as a gateway to Chinese cognitionMental States: Volume 2: Language and cognitive structure, Schalley, Andrea C. and Drew Khlentzos (eds.), pp. 109–132
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This paper examines the different ways in which the body is linguistically codified in the Chinese language of emotions. The three general modes of emotion description under examination are via (a) externally observable (involuntary) bodily changes, (b) sensation, and (c) figurative bodily images. read more | Article