Acta Universitatis Sapientiae, Philologica
The article aims at a logical approach to discussing can, could, and be able to, organized around core meanings such as possibility, ability, and permission. We argue that the concept of “remoteness” proposed by Lewis in 1986 may simplify enough the explanation regarding the relationship between can and could, and their presentation relies on autho...
International journal of environmental research and public health
(1) Objective: We aimed to explore the current situation of eating out and the association with socio-demographic factors of university students in Chongqing, China. (2) Methods: We used self-administered questionnaires to collect information. There are 14 universities in Chongqing; four (Chongqing Medical University, Chongqing University, Chongqin...
Although observation of usage has always been an essential empirical parameter in the development of linguistic theories, its consideration varied, to very different degrees, during the second half of the twentieth century. From the 80’s, in opposition to the very poor, reductive and sometimes distorted idea of the notion of usage brought into play...
Journal of the Chinese Medical Association : JCMA
Vaginal delivery is associated with a twofold increased risk of postpartum SUI in primipara women compared with elective cesarean section. Age and birth weight are the main risk factors of postpartum SUI in both modes of delivery. Tool-assisted delivery and episiotomy were determined as the risk factors of postpartum SUI in vaginal delivery.
1b. Laryngoscope, 127:1878-1884, 2017.
STUF - Language Typology and Universals
Ideophones are often described as words that are highly expressive and morphosyntactically marginal. A study of ideophones in everyday conversations in Siwu (Kwa, eastern Ghana) reveals a landscape of variation and change that sheds light on some larger questions in the morphosyntactic typology of ideophones. This article documents a trade-off betw...
Poznan Studies in Contemporary Linguistics
There are issues concerning the bilingual development of a marked consonant in the literature that need to be clarified. While it is known that input frequency has a facilitative effect on monolingual development, its effects on bilingual development are not clear. Here, a child’s dense, longitudinal speech data from age 2;7 to 3;11 are examined in...
In an electrical system where decentralized and embedded productions are becoming more and more important, it is essential to ensure there is a good understanding of their behaviour at their operating limits. One the most important operating limits is when the system frequency approaches 50.2 Hz. At this frequency, following the old requirements, m...
Zagreb International Review of Economics and Business
Social media has phenomenally changed the communication landscape. Particularly social network sites have received enormous popularity and user acceptance globally. The business model of many social network sites is based on advertising. The survival of these social network sites depends on the user acceptance of advertising appearing on these webs...
International journal of language & communication disorders
Findings suggest that more intensive language treatment, measured as time, is not necessarily associated with better treatment outcomes.