ENTRUST  委託

GIVE something to someone TRUSTING that s/he FUTURE:will KEEP it DILIGENTLY.
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Kind Of

GIVE

Old Chinese Criteria

1. The currrent standard word for entrusting something to someone else's care is tuō 託 any limited or unlimited period of time.

2. Jì 寄 focusses on the transferring of responsibility for something to someone else, typically for a limited period of time.

3. Zhǔ 屬 is cause something to belong under someone else, often with no time limit.

Modern Chinese Criteria

委託

付托

囑託

信託

寄托

懇托

托付

託付

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

WANG FENGYANG 1993 古辭辨 Gu ci bian 774

Attributions by syntactic funtion

  • vttoN1.+prep+N2 : 24
  • VPtoN : 11
  • vttoN1.+N2 : 7
  • vttoN1(.+prep+N2) : 4
  • vt[oN] : 4
  • vttoN1.postN2 : 3
  • vt+prep+N : 3
  • NPab : 3
  • vtt(oN1.)+N2 : 2
  • +vttoN1.+prep+N2 : 1
  • VPadN : 1
  • vtoN : 1

Attributions by text

  • 韓非子 : 18
  • 六祖壇經 : 11
  • 春秋左傳 : 8
  • 祖堂集 : 6
  • 管子 : 3
  • 賢愚經 : 3
  • 陸機集十一卷 : 2
  • 論語 : 2
  • 呂氏春秋 : 2
  • 戰國策 : 2
  • 荀子 : 2
  • 史記 : 2
  • 鹽鐵論 : 1
  • 孟子 : 1
  • 楚辭 : 1

Words

   zhǔ OC: tjoɡ MC: tɕi̯ok 14 Attributions

Zhǔ 屬 is cause something to belong under someone else, often with no time limit.

  • vttoN1.+N2entrust (something N1) to (someone N2)
  • vttoN1.+prep+N2consign (N1) to (N2), leave to, entrust to屬輕重於權衡
  • vttoN1.postN2preposed objectentrust (something) to (someone) (with preposed indirect object)
   tuō OC: ph-laaɡ MC: thɑk 14 Attributions

The currrent standard word for entrusting something to someone else's care is tuō 託 any limited or unlimited period of time.

  • vt+prep+Nentrust oneself to
  • vttoN1.+prep+N2causativeentrust (something or somebody N1) to (somebody N2) 託天下於堯之法
  • vttoN1.+prep+N2psychconsign or entrust (oneself) to N
  • vttoN1(.+prep+N2)omentrust (somebody N1) to a contextually defined object N2
歸依   guī yī OC: klul qɯl MC: kɨi ʔɨi 12 Attributions
  • NPabpsychtaking refuge; finding security
  • VPtoNbuddhistBUDDH: take refuge in (buddha, dharma, sangha, etc.); entrust onself to [corr. CH]
  • VPtoNreflexive.自take refuge in oneself
   jì OC: krals MC: kiɛ 11 Attributions

Jì 寄 focusses on the transferring of responsibility for something to someone else, typically for a limited period of time.

  • vtt(oN1.)+N2entrust (someone) to someone unspecified
  • vttoN1.+N2entrust (something N2) to (someone/something N1)
  • vttoN1.+prep+N2entrust (something considered valuable N1) to (someone or something N2)  寄x於y
  • vttoN1(.+prep+N2)entrust something to a contextually determinate place or person
  • +vttoN1.+prep+N2figurativechoose the literary effect N2 for N1
   tóu OC: doo MC: du 4 Attributions
  • vt[oN]throw oneself towards > to entrust oneself to; devote oneself to (in Buddhist texts concretely referring to joining the assembly of a master)
   rèn OC: njɯms MC: ȵim 2 Attributions
  • vttoN1.+N2entrust N1 to N2
  • vttoN1.+prep+N2give (somebody N1) the responsibility for (something N2)任天下於益
   wěi OC: qrolʔ MC: ʔiɛ 2 Attributions
  • vttoN1.+N2entrust N1 to N2
寄託   jì tuō OC: krals ph-laaɡ MC: kiɛ thɑk 2 Attributions
  • VPadNpassiveto whom something is entrusted, to whom one has entrusted
  • VPtoNfind refuge in
   zhǔ OC: tjoɡ MC: tɕi̯ok 1 Attribution
  • vtoNpassivebe entrusted to; belong to
   yù OC: ŋos MC: ŋi̯o 1 Attribution
  • vttoN1.+prep+N2entrust (something N1) to (somebody N2)大夫寓祭器於大夫
託陰 / 託   tuō yīn OC: ph-laaɡ qrɯm MC: thɑk ʔim tuō OC: ph-laaɡ MC: thɑk 1 Attribution
  • VPtoNentrust oneself for protection to, rely on for protection (more common is 託蔭) (BIANWEN)

Existing SW for

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