Goldman Sachs was unable to name its co-head of investment banking in Asia as chief executive of its Beijing joint venture because his knowledge of Chinese was too weak, Bloomberg News reported, citinig people at the firm.
weak ━━ a. 弱い; 力のない; 弱々しい; （権威・根拠などが）薄弱な; 愚かな, 決断力に欠ける; 弱点がある, （能力が）劣った (～ point [side] 弱点）; 不十分な; （溶液が）薄い; 【文法】弱変化の (～ verb 弱変化［規則］動詞）; 【音声】（音が）アクセントのない, 弱い (～ form 弱形）; 【商業】（市場が）弱気の, 軟調の, 下向きの.
Partial or total loss of the ability to articulate ideas or comprehend spoken or written language, resulting from damage to the brain caused by injury or disease.
[Greek, from aphatos, speechless : a-, not; see a–1 + phatos, spoken, speakable (from phanai, to speak; see –phasia).]aphasiac a·pha'si·ac' (-zē-ăk') n.
aphasic a·pha'sic (-zĭk, -sĭk) adj. & n.