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The linguistics structure and implication of Chinese Malaysian wedding dish names


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Ang, Lay Hoon and Ng, Man Ling and Lam, Kai Chee (2016) The linguistics structure and implication of Chinese Malaysian wedding dish names. Overseas Chinese Journal of Bagui (2). pp. 28-39. ISSN 1002-3925

Abstract

In Malaysia,Chinese dishes are served in most Chinese wedding. The name of dishes is a continuation of practice in China in terms of structure and element. The wedding dishes still retain the tradition to improvise 1-5 elements side by side. Apart from cooking method in the form of verbs,the other mostly nouns. Wedding dishes also take into account the ethnic and cultural psychology,exhibit extreme richness,happiness and auspicious meaning. Most dishes consist of 4-13 words,formed by using actual or virtual elements or combining both.The diversity of names reflects the high requirement of Chinese people to language use in wedding.


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Item Type: Article
Divisions: Faculty of Modern Language and Communication
Publisher: Bagui Overseas Chinese
Keywords: Chinese Malaysian wedding; Chinese wedding; Dishes
Depositing User: Nida Hidayati Ghazali
Date Deposited: 16 Nov 2017 08:38
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2017 08:38
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/53044
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