ANIMAL EXPRESSIONS IN ENGLISH AND PERSIAN
Ferdowsi University of Mashhad
The semantic features of some certain animals in Persian, English, and some other languages
Worthless, unclean, disobedient, greedy, lazy, troublesome
To show some thing impossible happens.
Unclean, worthless, cruel, loyal, ungrateful, vagrancy,
disobedient crazy, inattention, regret, miserable.
Worthless, cruel, worthy, ungrateful, uncleanness, loyalty,
Tricky, cunning, ungrateful, worthless, shamelessness, to do
some thing in a right time, long life.
Troublesome, long life, worthless, clever and cunning, tricky,
spoiled, to do a perilous thing.
Wise, ominous, optimistic, to be awake far into the night,
Imitative, Nosey, inexperienced, worthless, troublesome.
Worthless, ominous, ungrateful, rare, cheeky, rumormonger,
clever and tricky, cursing.