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The Struggle of Small and Non-Western Wikipedia Editions
The online encyclopedia Wikipedia has become one of the most influential Internet platforms on the World Wide Web and is currently the sixth-most visited website overall. For smaller languages, creating their own Wikipedia ...
A Study of the Effectiveness of People-First Language
People-First Language (PFL) is a form of inclusive language that attempts to prioritize people’s humanity over their disability by literally putting “people” first. For example, in accordance to PFL one would say “a person ...
From ‘Deviate’ to ‘Obedient’: a Diachronic Study on the Semantic Change of the Auto-antonym Guai in Chinese
Guai (乖) is one of the auto-antonyms in Chinese. It has gone through a reverse semantic change from ‘deviant’ to ‘obedient’. The current research conducts a diachronic study on the semantic change of guai from Zhou dynasty ...