BRAND  

To PUNISH so as to BURN an IMAGE into the SKIN of someone.
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Kind Of

PUNISH

Old Chinese Criteria

1. The standard word for the punishment by branding is qíng 黥, and this cruel practice is already mentioned in SHU, although it first became current in Han times, when it was currently applied to tutors as punishment for their distinguished pupils' transgressions.

2. Mò 墨 "black-branding" is also mentioned in SHU, but the practice was never wide-spread.

3. Qián 黔 is very occasionally used for self-inflicted darkening of the skin, possibly branding.

Modern Chinese Criteria

墨刑

墨面

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

Attributions by syntactic funtion

  • vtoN : 9
  • nab : 5
  • vi : 1
  • vadN : 1
  • n : 1

Attributions by text

  • 史記 : 8
  • 尚書 : 4
  • 禮記 : 1
  • 莊子 : 1
  • 戰國策 : 1
  • 韓非子 : 1
  • 國語 : 1

Words

   qíng OC: ɡraŋ MC: gɣaŋ 11 Attributions

The standard word for the punishment by branding is qíng 黥, and this cruel practice is already mentioned in SHU, although it first became current in Han times, when it was currently applied to tutors as punishment for their distinguished pupils' transgressions.

  • nabact(black) tattoo (on the face of a criminal)
  • vadNtattoed
  • vtoNmake a tattoo on the forehead of a criminal as punishment
  • vtoNpassivebe branded
   mò OC: mɯɯɡ MC: mək 4 Attributions

Mò 墨 "black-branding" is also mentioned in SHU, but the practice was never wide-spread.

  • nabactpunishment by black-branding; branding
  • viactconduct branding
   zé OC: tsraaɡ MC: ʈʂɣɛk 1 Attribution
  • nGY: brand ????
   qián OC: ɡram MC: giɛm 1 Attribution

Qián 黔 is very occasionally used for self-inflicted darkening of the skin, possibly branding.

  • vtoNmark the face black (as punishment)
  • vtoNreflexive.自brand (oneself)

Existing SW for

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