BRUSH  

TOOL CONTAINING a HANDLE AND HAIR OR RESEMBLING THINGS FIXED ON that HANDLE.
HAIRBRUSHTOOTHBRUSHPAINTBRUSHSCRUB BRUSHWHISK BROOMSWEEPERBROOM
Taxonoymy

BROOM

See also

WRITING TOOLBROOM

Kind Of

TOOL

Old Chinese Criteria

1. Shuǎ 刷 refers to a a miniature broom, typically to a hair brush; the word is quite rare.

2. Bǐ 筆 refers specifically to the writing brush, and the writing brush was in use already in oracle bone times; the word is not common in pre-Han times, but is very frequent for example in LH.

Modern Chinese Criteria

刷子

抿子

牙刷

髮刷

衣刷

板刷

鞋刷

地板刷

臘刷

黑板刷

馬桶刷

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 6.92

FINSTERBUSCH 1966 Verzeichnis und Motivindex der Han-Darstellungen 232

Pinsel:

FINSTERBUSCH 2000 Verzeichnis und Motivindex der Han-Darstellungen 790

Pinsel:

WU SANXING 2008 中國文化背景八千詞 Zhongguo wenhua beijing ba qian ci 280ff

Attributions by syntactic funtion

  • n : 28
  • NP : 10
  • n[post-N] : 2
  • nadV : 2

Attributions by text

  • 論衡 : 15
  • 臨濟錄 : 6
  • 陸機集十一卷 : 5
  • 韓詩外傳 : 3
  • 祖堂集 : 3
  • 韓非子 : 2
  • 法言 : 2
  • 典論一卷 : 1
  • 說苑 : 1
  • 禮記 : 1
  • 管子 : 1
  • 莊子 : 1
  • 晏子春秋 : 1

Words

   bǐ OC: prud MC: pit 29 Attributions
  • nwriting brush
  • nadVinstrumentwith the writing brush
  • n[post-N]one's brush
拂子   fú zǐ OC: phɯd sklɯʔ MC: phi̯ut tsɨ 9 Attributions
  • NPBUDDH: fly whisk (used for brushing away insects without killing them; the fly whisk became an important utensil for teaching students within the Chán tradition, also symbolizing the master's authority)
   shuā OC: srood MC: ʂɣat 2 Attributions
  • nbrush; hair-brush
   hàn MC: hanH OC: ɡaans 1 Attribution
  • nwriting brush
翰林   hàn lín MC: hanH lim OC: ɡaans ɡ-rɯm 1 Attribution
  • NPpoeticthe forest of writing brushes> the writers/poets
    MC:  OC:  0 Attributions
  • nwriting brush
    MC:  OC:  0 Attributions
  • NPpoeticthe forest of brushes
    MC:  OC:  0 Attributions
  • NPpoeticthe forest of writing brushes> the writers/poets

Existing SW for

Here are Syntactic Words already defined in the database: