Chinese Perception of the Past and Future

下 can be used to refer to the future, for example 下周 (below week) means "next week". It is as though the past is seen as being above us and the future below.


Instead of behind and before us, the future is below and the past is above us (verify this).

Folksonomies: todo semantics synology

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Future (0.938227): dbpedia | freebase
Time (0.814924): dbpedia | freebase | opencyc
Past (0.814646): dbpedia | freebase
Present (0.731963): dbpedia | freebase | opencyc
Presentism (0.635772): dbpedia | freebase
Chinese literature (0.615825): dbpedia | freebase


30 DEC 2011

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