Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on Education, Management, Computer and Society

On Different Creatural Connotations Between Two Languages

Authors
Chen Diao, Chuanying Yang, Ning Cai, Changhui Tian, Lin Xue
Corresponding Author
Chen Diao
Available Online January 2016.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/emcs-16.2016.91How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Chinese and western cultures; Animal words; Difference; Language; Connotation
Abstract
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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International Conference on Education, Management, Computer and Society
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Advances in Computer Science Research
Publication Date
January 2016
ISBN
978-94-6252-158-2
ISSN
2352-538X
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https://doi.org/10.2991/emcs-16.2016.91How to use a DOI?
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