By Masayoshi Shibatani, Sandra A. Thompson
This quantity displays the effect of Chuck Fillmore’s ground-breaking paintings within the fields of semantics and pragmatics. The papers within the quantity pay tribute to his pioneering examine into the private geographical regions of the character of ‘meaning’.
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The oval in figure 1 represents this awareness. Schema C is instantiated in: [PR She] risks [BA the hazards of the highway] [GO to catch a glimpse of him]. 2 The frame elements Another piece of core information about the frame consists of a compre hensive and detailed account of the elements in that frame. From the foregoing it will be seen that there are seven of these: Protagonist Setting Possession [PR] [SE] [PO] the central figure in the frame. the situation in which the risk exists something/someone valued by Protagonist and endangered in the situation A FRAME SEMANTICS DICTIONARY Bad Goal Decision Source [BA] [GO] [DE] [SO] the the the the 31 possible bad outcome, or harm.
A country can diu lian by failing in its obligations to weaker nations (Hu 1944). A common Japanese expression is kao ga tatanai, 'can't save face', (lit: face collapses) as in the context: kore o shinakereba kao ga tatanai 'unless I do this, my face won't stand up', which means that one must do something in order not to lose face. The verb tatanai can be said of a bottle, a building, or a wave, in the sense of their vertical dimension. Japanese losing face' is similar to diu lian in its reference to acute embarrassment.
If An refuses the favor, he does not give Chen face. In Taiwan one can still say shang lian, which is'a humble way to say 'you bestowed face on me/you granted me an honor'. This expression can be used in contexts in which a superior or colleague gives one signs of attention, such as bestowing privileges, awards, jewelry, honors, or even punishments. For example, the speaker would say it to a superior if he/she attended a party the speaker held. Mainland speakers regard this phrase as appropriate only for joking, because they consider it too obsequious or feudal.