DROWN  溺死

DIE BECAUSE of SINKING into WATER.
SUFFOCATE IN WATERINHALE WATERGO TO A WATERY GRAVE
Antonymy

SWIM

See also

SINK

Kind Of

DIE

Old Chinese Criteria

1.The current general word for seeking death by drowning or dying through drowning is nì 溺.

2. A very common term for drowning oneself is zì tóu 自投.

3. Chén 沉/沈 refers to submerging either oneself or things, sometimes in order to drown them. See SINK

Modern Chinese Criteria

溺水

淹死

滅頂

first rough draft to identify synonym group members for future analysis, based on CL. 18.11.2003. CH

Attributions by syntactic funtion

  • vtoN : 24
  • vi : 7
  • VPi : 7
  • v[adN] : 2
  • vadN : 2
  • vtt(oN1.) prep N2 : 1
  • nab : 1
  • VPtoN : 1
  • vttoN1.+N2 : 1

Attributions by text

  • 韓非子 : 11
  • 莊子 : 6
  • 論衡 : 5
  • 禮記 : 4
  • 臨濟錄 : 4
  • 淮南子 : 3
  • 春秋左傳 : 2
  • 史記 : 2
  • 山海經 : 1
  • 說苑 : 1
  • 呂氏春秋 : 1
  • 管子 : 1
  • 賢愚經 : 1
  • 戰國策 : 1
  • 孟子 : 1
  • 韓詩外傳 : 1
  • 楚辭 : 1

Words

   nì OC: neewɡ MC: nek 24 Attributions

The current general word for seeking death by drowning or dying through drowning is nì 溺.

  • nabactdrowning
  • v[adN]drowning person
  • vadNdrowning (son)
  • vichangebe drowning; drown and die
  • vtoNsink into; drown in
  • vtoNcausativedrown a person, metaphoric: cause somebody to face serious problems
  • vtoNmiddle voicebe drowned in
  • vtoNpassivebe drowned by
  • vtoNfigurativeget plunged into; be drowned by (calamities); be drowned in, be inundated with
自投   zì tóu OC: sblids doo MC: dzi du 7 Attributions

A very common term for drowning oneself is zì tóu 自投.

  • VPicommit suicide by drowning oneself
   chén OC: ɡrlum MC: ɖim 6 Attributions
  • viactcommit suicide by drowning
  • vtoNOBI: submerge; submerge and drown (OBI and also GUAN etc: in the process of sacrificing)
  • vtoNN=placethrow oneself into
  • vtoNpassivebe drowned
  • vtoNreflexive.自drown (oneself)
  • vttoN1.+N2reflexive.自drown (oneself) in N2
   mò OC: mɯɯd MC: muot 3 Attributions
  • vithrow oneself into the water
  • vtoNdrown 沒身
  • vtoNfigurativebe drowned in
  • vtoNmiddle voicebe drowned in
沈 / 沈   chén OC: ɡrlum MC: ɖim chén OC: ɡrlum MC: ɖim 2 Attributions

Chén 沉/沈 refers to submerging either oneself or things, sometimes in order to drown them. See SINK Chén 沉/沈 refers to submerging either oneself or things, sometimes in order to drown them. See SINK

  • vtoNdrown oneself in
  • vtoNcausativedrown
   dào OC: ɡ-luus MC: dɑu 1 Attribution
  • vtoNjump into in order to drown oneself in
沒溺   mò nì OC: mɯɯd neewɡ MC: muot nek 1 Attribution
  • VPtoNmiddle voicebe drowned in
赴河   fù hé OC: phoɡs ɡlaal MC: phi̯o ɦɑ 1 Attribution
  • vidrown oneself in a river
   chén MC: drim OC: ɡrlum 1 Attribution
  • vtt(oN1.) prep N2causative=沈 drown the contextually determinate N1 in N2
    MC:  OC:  0 Attributions
  • vtt(oN1.) prep N2causativedrown the contextually determinate N1 in N2

Existing SW for

Here are Syntactic Words already defined in the database: