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Zhuang Thailand negation and Verbal Behavior comparative study

Author (Tai)PANPRAPA TANPAIBOON
Tutor WeiShuGuan
School Guangxi University for Nationalities
Course Linguistics and Applied Linguistics
Keywords Zhuang Thai Negative sense Speech acts Comparative Study
CLC H218
Type Master's thesis
Year 2010
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Zhuang and Thai are related languages ​​, there is a close relationship. Besides thinking Zhuang and Thais are very similar . Language is used to express the thought , so the expression of Zhuang and Thai also similar . Each language has a way of expressing negative sense , Zhuang and Thai is no exception. The purpose of this paper is to study the Zhuang and Thai people use what means to express their negative sense , these means are similar , the difference is still the same species are poor. The result is the Zhuang people with Thai people take the means to express negative sense is very similar. Zhuang and Thai months have direct and indirect negative behavior negative behavior . Direct negative behavior is the direct use of the means to take \Thai negation marker that is commonly used : the predicate verb or adjective in front of maj 451 , maj 451 chaj 451 , maj 451 < / sup> daj 451 t plaw 31 . Zhuang common negative marks namely: the predicate verb or adjective in front of bou 3 , dwi 1 , fou 2 , mi 3 and caη 2 (bou 3 caη 2 ). In order to face each other , but also do not want to hurt his pride ; speaking people will use negative mark after adding other ingredients. For example : to reason or cause , blame ( other people or things ) , ask questions, ask, scold , guessing expected , sorry, apology , description, claims or suggestions mentioned references , pushing time and comfort with the request , pleading for 11 kinds ingredients. Indirect negative behavior is a euphemism or roundabout expression. They take the means to take no \Use words are taken to the reason or cause , blame ( other people or things ) , ask questions, ask, scold , guessing expected , sorry, apology , introduction, claims or suggestions mentioned references , pushing time , comfort with the request , pleading 11 kinds of measures . Non-discursive ways namely: silence ( no response ) and the use of body language.

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