A Study of Gan Po Region Farming Customs from Dialect Special Vocabulary
Volume 7, Issue 5, October 2019, Pages: 143-148
Received: Dec. 8, 2019;
Published: Dec. 9, 2019
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Xiao Jiugen, Research Center of Language and language Life, Jiangxi Normal University, Nanchang, China
Liao Lihong, Research Center of Language and language Life, Jiangxi Normal University, Nanchang, China
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The gan po region, one of the earliest rice growing places in the world, has started the history of farming in ancient times. And, through archaeological sampling and excavation, wild rice and cultivated rice,17,000 years ago and 12000 years ago, respectively, have been found by Chinese and American experts in Wannian district of Jiangxi province at the end of last century. It shows that the poyang area of Jiangxi province has become the beginning of rice farming in China early in the late paleolithic and early neolithic period, also, played an vital role in the history of rice farming in the world. The long history of agricultural civilization forms the folk culture of poyang farming, which is fully reflected in dialect vocabulary. Its folk customs reflected in the dialect vocabulary are mainly reflected in these aspects of spring plowing and sowing, rice field management, rice harvest, farmers' sacrifice and agricultural festivals and so on.
Gan Po Region, Dialect Vocabulary, Farming Customs, Cultural Phenomenon
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A Study of Gan Po Region Farming Customs from Dialect Special Vocabulary, Science Innovation.
Vol. 7, No. 5,
2019, pp. 143-148.