Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Education, Language, Art and Inter-cultural Communication (ICELAIC 2020)

A Contrastive Analysis of Synaesthesia Between Sensorial Adjectives in English and Chinese

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Ying Zhou
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Ying Zhou
Available Online 18 December 2020.
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https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.201215.322How to use a DOI?
Keywords
synaesthesia, sensorial adjectives, transfer, culture
Abstract

Synaesthesia is both a physiological and psychological phenomenon and a language and cultural phenomenon. Synaesthesia semantic phenomenon abounds in both Chinese and English vocabulary. This paper aims at elaborating the accidental similarities, distinguished differences and the lacking of counterparts phenomenon in synaesthesia vocabulary in Chinese and English. This is of great significance because it can shed some light on the translation of sensorial adjectives and facilitate cultural exchanges.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Education, Language, Art and Inter-cultural Communication (ICELAIC 2020)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
18 December 2020
ISBN
978-94-6239-305-9
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.201215.322How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2020, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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