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A Linguistic research of Aphasic chinese language Speech is the 1st distinct linguistic research of a giant physique of aphasic chinese language common speech facts. This paintings describes how the foremost aphasia syndromes are occur in chinese language, a language which differs considerably from languages upon which conventional aphasia thought is predicated. Following the chinese language info, a brand new reason behind the key aphasia syndromes is accessible according to 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 parts. it really is validated how the fluent and non-fluent features of the key aphasia syndromes keep on with without delay from the houses of cognitive modules.
specific linguistic descriptions of Broca's and Wernicke's aphasia in chinese language are supplied, together with a precis of diagnostics of aphasia variety. the entire corpora of 4 aphasic chinese language audio system, together with interlinear and unfastened translations, are provided in an Appendix.

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46 Ni renshi shei? who you know Who do you know? not involve syntactic 'movement' rules as in English3o. 47) or the disjunctive conjunction haishi 'or'. 47 Ni renshi bu you know not Do you know him? renshi know ta? 48), in which a statement is followed by either a predicate with a question particle, or a predicate within which a disjunctive question occurs. 30But see Huang (1982b) for a discussion of abstract wh- movement in the Logical Form component of the grammar of Mandarin. 9 CHAPTER 2. A BRIEF MANDARIN GRAMMAR Ni renshi ta, dui you know him right You know him, right?

Semantic paraphasias are enclosed in diamonds (OxxxO ),and the target form is given either in the text or in a footnote. , a verb occurring in a verb slot). Jargon is enclosed in 'bowties' (t>

Analyses such as these generally had not addressed the abovementioned productivity differences and co occurrence restrictions. They are, however, accounted for by applying the theory of Lexical Phonology and Morphology to Mandarin word formation. , Kiparsky 1982; Halle and Mohanan 1985; Mohanan 1986) is that word formation rules fall into classes based on rule type, the nature of the morphemes used in the rules, and the classes of phonological rules which apply12. These rule classes are ordered in the lexicon according to order of operation.

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