Commonalities and Differences Between the Chinese Quantifier “Zhang” and the Japanese Quantifier “Mei” in Cognitive Category
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- Quantifier, Prototype members, Categorization, Motivation
In Chinese, “Zhang”(张) is used as a quantifier to describe flat objects, which is similar to the quantifier “Mei”(枚). Besides, they have many other different usages. Summarizing the commonalities and differences from the modified objects, it is found that they have similar categorization principles, and their prototype members have different extent expansion under the driving factors. The similarity of principles reflects the commonality of human cognition of language, while the specific differences reflect the diversity of human civilization.
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TY - CONF AU - Menghan Tian PY - 2021 DA - 2021/07/29 TI - Commonalities and Differences Between the Chinese Quantifier “Zhang” and the Japanese Quantifier “Mei” in Cognitive Category BT - Proceedings of the 2021 2nd International Conference on Modern Education Management, Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Social Science (MEMIESS 2021) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 106 EP - 109 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.210728.021 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.210728.021 ID - Tian2021 ER -