CURSE  咒罵

SPEAK so as to TRY to CAUSE DIVINE DISASTER FOR someone.
MALEDICTIONHEXJINXFORMAL IMPRECATIONLITERARY ANATHEMA(A CURSE) THE EVIL EYE.PUT A CURSE ONPUT THE EVIL EYE ONANATHEMATIZEDAMNHEXJINXARCHAIC IMPRECATE
See also

SCOLD

Kind Of

SPEAK

黄金貴:古漢語同義詞辨釋詞典

HUANG JINGUI 2006

SACRIFICE 9.

詛,求神加禍於人,強調加禍之義。

[ 口+兄 ] ,原與祝為一字,後分化出來,專指以言語向鬼神請求降禍於別人。

Modern Chinese Criteria

咒罵 is the current modern word for cursing someone.

詛咒 (lit) is a more formal and perhaps a little less aggressive way of referring to the same action.

咒詛 (lit) is a more formal and perhaps a little less aggressive way of referring to the same action.

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

DOEDERLEIN 1840 Lateinische Synonyme und Etymologien

CURSE D1, Schulz 75

exsecrari is to curse as diabolically wicked.

detestari is to call down divine evils on a person through a curse.

LANGIUS 1631 Anthologia sive Florilegium rerum et materiarum selectarum

EXPOSTULATIO

JONES 2005 Encyclopedia of Religion

WEBER 1857 Democritus Ridens 5.52

FRANKE 1989 Bibliographisches Handbuch zur Sprachinhaltsforschung. Teil II. Systematischer Teil. B. Ordnung nach Sinnbezirken (mit einem alphabetischen Begriffsschluessel): Der Mensch und seine Welt im Spiegel der Sprachforschung 52B

Attributions by syntactic funtion

  • vtoN : 5
  • vi : 4
  • nab : 3
  • VPi : 1
  • NP : 1
  • VPt(oN) : 1

Attributions by text

  • 春秋左傳 : 8
  • 新論-漢-桓譚 : 2
  • 祖堂集 : 2
  • 管子 : 1
  • 史記 : 1
  • 尚書 : 1

Words

   zǔ OC: skras MC: ʈʂi̯ɤ 10 Attributions
  • nabactcursing
  • viactutter curses
  • vtoNswear oaths against, curse
咒 / 祝   zhòu OC: tjus MC: tɕɨu zhòu OC: tjuɡs MC: tɕɨu 1 Attribution
  • nabactcurse
咒詛   zhòu zǔ OC: tjus skras MC: tɕɨu ʈʂi̯ɤ 1 Attribution
  • VPiintensitiveutter curses
喝嘖   hè zé OC: qhaad sɡreeɡ MC: hɑt ɖʐɣɛk 1 Attribution
  • VPt(oN)omcurse (at) (a contextually determinate person)
蒼生   cāng shēng OC: skhaaŋ sraaŋ MC: tshɑŋ ʂɣaŋ 1 Attribution
  • NPborn as commoner > derogatory expression/insult for somebody who has failed the exams at the emperial academy (Song)
詛祝   zǔ zhòu OC: skras tjuɡs MC: ʈʂi̯ɤ tɕɨu 1 Attribution
  • viactcurse

Existing SW for

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