An inquiry into “sadness” in Chinese

Zhengdao Ye

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What we have to translate, in effect, is not a word but a whole culture, to see how an emotion — and the name for that emotion — fits into the systematic worldview, language, and the way of life of the society. (Robert C.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEmotions in crosslinguistic perspective
PublisherDe Gruyter Mouton
Number of pages46
ISBN (Electronic)9783110880168
ISBN (Print)3110170647, 9783110170641
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2001
Externally publishedYes


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