DENSE  濃密

CONTAINING MANY SUBSTANCES OR THINGS CLOSE TOGETHER.
THICKCLOSE-PACKEDTIGHTLY PACKEDCLOSELY SETCLOSE-SETCROWDEDCRAMMEDCOMPACTSOLIDTIGHTOVERGROWNJUNGLYIMPENETRABLEIMPASSABLE
See also

THICK

Kind Of

CONTAIN

Old Chinese Criteria

1. Nóng 濃 (ant. xī 稀 "thin (as of broth)") refers generally to the thickness of liquids and of substances.

2. Nóng 醲 (ant. báo 薄 "thin (as of wine)"), a writing variant of the preceding, is used specifically for the thickness and undiluted character of liquor or wine.

Modern Chinese Criteria

茂密

濃厚

濃密

稠密

叢密

繁密

密實

密匝匝

密致

濃重

濃濁

森然

森森

氤氳

密密麻麻

密密匝匝

rough draft to BEGIN TO identify synonym group members for analysis, based on CL etc. 18.11.2003. CH /

BUCK 1988 A Dictionary of Selected Synonyms in the Principal Indo-European Languages 12.64

DOEDERLEIN 1840 Lateinische Synonyme und Etymologien

DENSE

densus refers to things being close to one another without any observable gaps between them.

spissus refers to things being very densely squeezed together so as to interlock.

HONG CHENGYU 2009 古漢語常用詞同義詞詞典 254

Attributions by syntactic funtion

  • VPadV : 2
  • vi : 2
  • vi.red : 1
  • vadN : 1

Attributions by text

  • 韓非子 : 2
  • 說苑 : 1
  • 春秋左傳 : 1
  • 毛詩 : 1
  • 孟子 : 1

Words

   nóng OC: noŋ MC: ɳi̯oŋ 2 Attributions

Nóng 醲 (ant. báo 薄 "thin (as of wine)"), a writing variant of the preceding, is used specifically for the thickness and undiluted character of liquor or wine.

  • vadNthick and non-transparent
  • vibe thick and non-transparent
油然   yóu rán OC: liw njen MC: jɨu ȵiɛn 2 Attributions
  • VPadVdensely (of clouds)
   qiū OC: tshiw MC: tshɨu 1 Attribution
  • vibe low-lying (like clouds); cramped; congested
   nóng OC: noŋ MC: ɳi̯oŋ 1 Attribution

Nóng 濃 (ant. xī 稀 "thin (as of broth)") refers generally to the thickness of liquids and of substances.

  • viof liquids: be thick
  • vi.redof liquids: thick

Existing SW for

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