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Metonymy is a basic cognitive way of recognizing things, and based on the cognitive ability of
human language, we can make things relevant, so that a thing can be replaced by another using on
metonomy in the appropriate context. In this paper, the quantifier term “Zhang” in Chinese and
“แผ่น [pʰɛːn21]” in Thai were analyzed. The study mainly discuss the significant impact of the concept
of metonymy cognitive form for quantifiers “Zhang” and “แผ่น [pʰɛːn21]” to choose collocation noun,
and obtain the similarities and differences between them and the reasons behind them.
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