List of John Benjamins publications for which Ning Yu plays a role.
International Journal of Chinese Linguistics (IJChL)
Edited by Wei-Tien Dylan Tsai, Ning Yu and Hongming Zhang
ISSN 2213-8706 | E-ISSN 2213-8714
International Journal of Language and Culture (IJoLC)
Edited by Esther Pascual and Vera da Silva Sinha
ISSN 2214-3157 | E-ISSN 2214-3165
Embodiment via Body Parts: Studies from various languages and cultures
Edited by Zouheir Maalej and Ning Yu
[Human Cognitive Processing, 31] 2011. ix, 258 pp.
Subjects Cognition and language | Cognitive linguistics | Typology
From Body to Meaning in Culture: Papers on cognitive semantic studies of Chinese
[Not in series, 149] 2009. xvi, 310 pp.
Subjects Cognition and language | Cognitive linguistics | Semantics | Sino-Tibetan languages | Theoretical linguistics
The Contemporary Theory of Metaphor: A perspective from Chinese
[Human Cognitive Processing, 1] 1998. x, 278 pp.
Subjects Cognition and language | Semantics | Sino-Tibetan languages
Linguistic embodiment in linguistic experience: A corpus-based study. Body Part Terms in Conceptualization and Language Usage, Kraska-Szlenk, Iwona (ed.), pp. 11–302020.
This chapter is a corpus-based study of the relationship between language and thought in general and linguistic and conceptual metaphors in particular, focusing on instances of linguistic embodiment. It attempts to show, with evidence from relevant linguistic corpora, that salient features in… read more | Chapter
Introduction: Embodiment via body parts. Embodiment via Body Parts: Studies from various languages and cultures, Maalej, Zouheir and Ning Yu (eds.), pp. 1–202011.
Speech organs and linguistic activity/function in Chinese. Embodiment via Body Parts: Studies from various languages and cultures, Maalej, Zouheir and Ning Yu (eds.), pp. 117–1482011.
This chapter investigates the Chinese cultural understanding of speech and language based on the metonymic chain from speech organ to language as proposed by Radden (2004): speech organ → speaking → speech → language. The focus is on three metonymies, speech organ for speaking, speech organ for… read more | Article
5. The Chinese conceptualization of the heart and its cultural context: Implications for second language learning. Applied Cultural Linguistics: Implications for second language learning and intercultural communication, Sharifian, Farzad † and Gary B. Palmer (eds.), pp. 65–852007.
From the perspective of cultural linguistics, this study investigates (a) the Chinese conceptualization of the heart, based on a linguistic analysis, and (b) the cultural context for this conceptualization, based on a survey of ancient Chinese philosophy and traditional Chinese medicine. As found,… read more | Chapter
Body and emotion: Body parts in Chinese expression of emotion. The Body in Description of Emotion: Cross-linguistic studies, Enfield, N.J. and Anna Wierzbicka (eds.), pp. 341–3672002.
This study presents a semantic analysis of how emotions and emotional experiences are described in Chinese. It focuses on conventionalized expressions in Chinese, namely compounds and idioms, which contain body-part terms. The body-part terms are divided into two classes: those denoting external… read more | Article
This study is a semantic analysis of metonymic and metaphoric expressions involving body-part terms for the face in Chinese. These expressions are discussed regarding four perceived roles of face, namely, as highlight of appearance and look, as indicator of emotion and character, as focus of… read more | Article
Spatial conceptualization of time in Chinese. Cultural, Psychological and Typological Issues in Cognitive Linguistics: Selected papers of the bi-annual ICLA meeting in Albuquerque, July 1995, Hiraga, Masako K., Chris Sinha and Sherman Wilcox (eds.), pp. 69 ff.1999.