Journal of Chaohu University ›› 2021, Vol. 23 ›› Issue (1): 134-140.doi: 10.12152/j.issn.1672-2868.2021.01.019
YIN Li，WANG Yuan：School of Humanistic Medicine, Anhui Medical University
Objective: To clarify the relations among the English words semantically associated with moon, including their etymologies, cultural implications and usages. Method: Adopting Indo -European philological study to investigate the related etymological issues, especially in sound change. Conclusion: Some related words are of IndoEuropean origin while others are otherwise derived; some related words function in word-formation while others do not. Significance: A systematic study of semantically related words concerning moon within the framework of IndoEuropean philology is new research, beneficial for both theoretical study and English lexical teaching practice.
YIN Li, WANG Yuan. Analysis of English Words Semantically Associated with Moon in Light of Indo-European Philology[J].Journal of Chaohu University, 2021, 23(1): 134-140.
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