SPEAK so as to TRY to CAUSE DIVINE DISASTER FOR someone.
HUANG JINGUI 2006
[ 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 ／
CURSE D1, Schulz 75
exsecrari is to curse as diabolically wicked.
detestari is to call down divine evils on a person through a curse.
Attributions by syntactic funtion
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
詛 zǔ OC: skras MC: ʈʂi̯ɤ 10 Attributions
- viactutter curses
- vtoNswear oaths against, curse
咒 / 祝 zhòu OC: tjus MC: tɕɨu zhòu OC: tjuɡs MC: tɕɨu 1 Attribution
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
Existing SW for
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