Eating and drinking in Mandarin and Shanghainese: A Lexical-Conceptual analysis
There are many activities that humans cannot do without. Eating and drinking are two of them. But, do people conceptualise these �basic� human activities in the same way? This paper provides a Chinese perspective from two varieties of Sinitic languages�Mandarin Chinese and Shanghai Wu, which is spoken in the Shanghai metropolitan area by approximately 14 million native speakers. Both of these forms of Chinese suggest two different ways of conceptualisation. In Mandarin Chinese, a lexical...[Show more]
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