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Title: THE RESEARCH ON THE KINSHIP TERMS OF XIANGXIANG DIALECT
Authors: DONG LU
Keywords: Kinship terms, Xiangxiang dialect, Vocabulary variation, Sociolinguistics, Language contact, dialectology
Issue Date: 28-Apr-2017
Source: DONG LU (2017-04-28). THE RESEARCH ON THE KINSHIP TERMS OF XIANGXIANG DIALECT. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: Kinship relation is an important part of social relations. It's the most basic social relation in the Chinese traditional culture. Kinship terms are the most direct manifestations of such relationships in interpersonal relationships. Therefore, the issue of kinship terms has always been a hot topic of anthropology, sociology, and linguistics. This paper studies the kinship terms of Xiangxiang dialect with the research methods of lexical semantics, dialectology and sociolinguistics. It describes the relative appellation system of Xiangxiang dialect in detail and comprehensively shows the use state of different people in different ages an different towns. On this basis, the paper focuses on the vocabulary variation of ancestor and parental kinship terms, and discusses the relationship between age factor, geographical factor and the vocabulary variation, as well as the correlation between age factor and geographical factor.
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/137187
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