Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on Humanity, Education and Social Science

A Contrastive Study on Semantics of National Culture in Chinese and English Animal Words

Authors
Juan Chen, Liangji Zhong
Corresponding Author
Juan Chen
Available Online August 2016.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/ichess-16.2016.47How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Semantics,national,animal words
Abstract
The concept of national cultural semantics is a cultural aspect of semantics, also an embodiment of national culture and custom. Living in the same nature with Man, animals contain abundant national emotion, culture and customs. The same animal words, in their pro longed course of history and due to the influence of the following factors: historical and cultural backgrounds, religious beliefs and geographical surroundings, have formed their own national traits, so in different cultures, the certain animal word will arouse different emotions.
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