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[Synaesthesia, with an alternative spelling as synesthesia, has the etymological roots syn ‘together’ and aisthesia ‘perception’ in Greek (Popova in From perception to meaning: image schema in cognitive linguistics (cognitive linguistics research 29). Mouton de Gruyter, Berlin, pp 395–420 2005;...
[The distinction between corpus-based and corpus-driven approaches in Corpus Linguistics has been questioned, as they show few differences in methodology.]
[Shen (1997) and Popova (2005) have both suggested that touch is the most embodied sensory modality among human senses based on its perceptual nature.]
[This chapter is extension of Zhao et al. (Linguistics 56(5):1167–1194, 2018b) to explore the finer-grained tendencies and mechanisms of synaesthetic usages of Mandarin gustatory adjectives.]
[The synaesthetic data from the Sinica corpus shows that vision, hearing, and smell exhibit much lower degrees of synaesthetic participation than touch and taste in Mandarin (see Chap. 2). In addition, there are only four auditory adjectives and two olfactory adjectives identified with...
[Zhao and Huang (2018) demonstrated that compound Mandarin sensory adjectives comprised of two concepts originally for different senses also followed the directionality tendencies of linguistic synaesthesia.]
[This chapter aims to establish correlations between synaesthetic tendencies in Mandarin and theoretical accounts of linguistic synaesthesia. It will also clarify the nature of linguistic synaesthesia based on the synaesthetic tendencies of Mandarin sensory adjectives. Furthermore, a...
[This book has examined the tendencies of Mandarin synaesthesia and the theoretical implications of linguistic synaesthesia from a corpus-driven approach.]
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