Ji-Yeon Park

List of John Benjamins publications for which Ji-Yeon Park plays a role.


This paper explores the semantic features of Korean ideophones in newspaper headlines. This paper argues that (i) there is a strong relationship between the language-specific sound symbolic meanings – dark and light vowel polarity and the meanings of ideophones in newspaper headlines and event… read more
Park, Ji-Yeon 2022 The phonosemantics of the Korean monosyllabic ideophone ttakIconicity in Cognition and across Semiotic Systems, Lenninger, Sara, Olga Fischer, Christina Ljungberg and Elżbieta Tabakowska (eds.), pp. 369–388 | Chapter
The aim of this study is to show how the Korean monosyllabic ideophone ttak functions in spoken register. Ttak is the most frequent ideophone in Korean everyday conversation. Using a spoken corpus, it is proposed that (i) ttak functions as an epistemic modality marker that expresses certainty… read more
Park, Ji-Yeon 2020 Morphosyntactic integration of ideophones in Japanese and Korean: A corpus-based analysis of spoken and written discourseOperationalizing Iconicity, Perniss, Pamela, Olga Fischer and Christina Ljungberg (eds.), pp. 57–74 | Chapter
This study explores how the morphosyntactic integration of ideophones differs between two registers of two ideophone-rich languages, Japanese and Korean. Previous studies have demonstrated that the iconicity and expressive power of ideophones in spoken language are inversely correlated with their… read more