On Different Creatural Connotations Between Two Languages
Chen Diao, Chuanying Yang, Ning Cai, Changhui Tian, Lin Xue
Available Online January 2016.
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- Chinese and western cultures; Animal words; Difference; Language; Connotation
- Every language is closely related to its culture. Due to historical events, cultural traditions, religious beliefs, natural environment factors, and other aspects, cultures both in English and Chinese language gives animal words specific and different cultural connotations, forming their own specific animal culture. Language is a cultural carrier and different social background and national cultures have a great effect on the cultural connotations of the animal words. Animal words reflects the moral institution, life attitude and other aspects of the national culture, and reflects the nation's social and psychological culture. Therefore, analysis of the differences between Chinese and Western animal words connotation is beneficial to understand the difference between nation’s social and psychological culture, and conducive to communicate cross-culturally.
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TY - CONF AU - Chen Diao AU - Chuanying Yang AU - Ning Cai AU - Changhui Tian AU - Lin Xue PY - 2016/01 DA - 2016/01 TI - On Different Creatural Connotations Between Two Languages BT - International Conference on Education, Management, Computer and Society PB - Atlantis Press SP - 380 EP - 384 SN - 2352-538X UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/emcs-16.2016.91 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/emcs-16.2016.91 ID - Diao2016/01 ER -