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Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, 2023, 6(13); doi: 10.25236/AJHSS.2023.061304.

A Study of Dai-Thai Food and Cultural Views: a Perspective on Dai-Thai Rice-Planting Proverbs


Yongyong Qin, Liqin Jin

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Yongyong Qin

School of South Asian and Southeast Asian Languages and Cultures, Yunnan Minzu University, Kunming, Yunnan, 650504, China


This study takes Dai-Thai food culture as the theme and takes Dai-Thai rice proverbs as the perspective, aiming to explore the characteristics of food culture and the cultural connotation of rice proverbs in Dai-Thai area. Through the collection and analysis of food customs, food culture inheritance and rice proverbs in Dai and Thai areas, it is revealed that Dai and Thai people attach importance to food and have a unique understanding of rice cultivation. It is found that Dai and Thai food culture is rich and diverse, including rich kinds of ingredients, unique cooking methods and unique eating customs. As an oral tradition, Dai-Tai rice proverbs bear rich farming culture and wisdom, reflecting Dai-Tai people's attention to rice cultivation and their wisdom summary of life. This study provides a new perspective and research method for a deeper understanding of Dai-Tai food culture, which is of great significance for the protection and inheritance of Dai-Tai food culture.


Dai-Tai; Rice proverbs; Food Culture

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Yongyong Qin, Liqin Jin. A Study of Dai-Thai Food and Cultural Views: a Perspective on Dai-Thai Rice-Planting Proverbs. Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences (2023) Vol. 6, Issue 13: 22-27. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJHSS.2023.061304.


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