CORPSE  尸體

BODY of a HUMAN OR ANIMAL who has DIED.
DEAD BODYBODYCARCASSSKELETONREMAINSMORTAL REMAINSSTIFFCADAVER

SKULL

Kind Of

BODY

Old Chinese Criteria

1. The general dignified term for a dead body is shī 尸 / 屍 often in connection with burial.

2. Piǎo 殍 refers specifically to the dead bodies of those who have starved and who lie unburied.

3. Sǐ 死 refers to the dead body of a deceased person in a neutral way, not necessarily in connection with burial.

4. Fá 伐 is a a standard OBI word for decapitated human victims, but this usage became obsolete.

Modern Chinese Criteria

尸體

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 4.77

LUNHENG TONGYI 2004 論衡同義詞研究 27

REY 2005 Dictionnaire culturel en langue francaise 1.1161

BAECHTHOLD-STAEUBLI 1987 Handwörterbuch des deutschen Aberglaubens 6.1024

SINGER 2002 Thesaurus proverbiorum medii aevi 1.5

AAS

Attributions by syntactic funtion

  • n : 18
  • NP : 6
  • n[adN] : 4
  • vtoN : 3
  • vi : 2
  • vttoN1.+prep+N2 : 2
  • NP{vadN} : 1

Attributions by text

  • 春秋左傳 : 11
  • 賢愚經 : 3
  • 百喻經 : 3
  • 臨濟錄 : 3
  • 韓非子 : 3
  • 禮記 : 2
  • 論衡 : 2
  • 孟子 : 2
  • 莊子 : 1
  • 說苑 : 1
  • 論語 : 1
  • 呂氏春秋 : 1
  • 毛詩 : 1
  • 淮南子 : 1
  • 史記 : 1

Words

   shī OC: qhlji MC: ɕi 16 Attributions

The general dignified term for a dead body is shī 尸/屍 often in connection with burial.

  • ncorpse 屍 is a variant character created to refer unambiguously to the corpse rather than the impersonator of the dead
  • viactlie like a dead body
  • vtoNfind as a corpse
  • vtoNdeal-withdeal properly with the corpse of the deceased ZUO
  • vttoN1.+prep+N2display the body N1 in the place N2
  • nritual impersonator of the dead
死屍   sǐ shī OC: pliʔ qhlji MC: si ɕi 5 Attributions
  • NPdead corpse > corpse (adjective is strictly redundant)
   shī OC: qhlji MC: ɕi 4 Attributions

The general dignified term for a dead body is shī 尸/屍 often in connection with burial.

  • n屍 is a variant character created to refer unambiguously to the corpse rather than the impersonator of the dead also written as 尸
   sǐ OC: pliʔ MC: si 4 Attributions

Sǐ 死 refers to the dead body of a deceased person in a neutral way, not necessarily in connection with burial.

  • n[adN]corpse, a dead person
殍 / 殍   piǎo OC: browʔ MC: biɛu piǎo OC: browʔ MC: biɛu 2 Attributions

Piǎo 殍 refers specifically to the dead bodies of those who have starved and who lie unburied. Piǎo 殍 refers specifically to the dead bodies of those who have starved and who lie unburied.

  • nbody of starved person
   shēn OC: qhjin MC: ɕin 2 Attributions
  • ndefinitethe (dead) body; my (dead) body
   jìn OC: ɡrɯns MC: gin 1 Attribution
  • ncorpse of those who have starved to death
死人   sǐ rén OC: pliʔ njin MC: si ȵin 1 Attribution
  • NPdead bodies
留骨   liú gǔ MC: ljuw kwot OC: b-ru kuud 1 Attribution
  • NP{vadN}(sacred) relicts; mortal remains
   fá OC: bod MC: bi̯ɐt 0 Attributions

Fá 伐 is a a standard OBI word for decapitated human victims, but this usage became obsolete.

  • nOBI 3: dismembered/beheaded human victim

Existing SW for

Here are Syntactic Words already defined in the database: