LIKE  寧取

DESIRE INTENSELY so as to TEND to CHOOSE.
LIKE
Antonym

DISCARD

Hypernym

DESIRE -> FEELING -> REACT -> CHANGE -> EVENT -> REALITY -> EXIST -> BE IN -> RELATION -> FEATURE -> OBJECT -> PRIME -> N/A

See also

CHOOSETENDENCYLOVE

Hyponym
Old Chinese Criteria

1. The general words expressing preference is ài 愛, but the notion is often hard to distinguish from a preferential desire, and for the semantically closely related hào 好 see DESIRE.

2. Nìng 寧 refers to subjective general preference.

3. Bù rú 不如 refers to objective preferability "one should prefer to, one should rather". See also SHOULD.

Modern Chinese Criteria

好 ha4o

愛慕

傾慕

喜好 xi3ha4o

喜愛

比較喜歡

傾向

情願

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

  • Lateinische Synonyme und Etymologien ( DOEDERLEIN 1840) p.

    INCLINED

    pronus, in its psychological meaning refers to any inclination in general.

    proclivis tends to an inclination in a positive direction.

    propensus refers to something bad.

  • Historisches Woerterbuch der Philosophie ( RITTER 1971-2007) p. 12.19

    WAHL

  • 現代漢語同義詞詞典 ( LIU SHUXIN 1987) p. 2

  • 跟我學同義詞 ( CAI SHAOWEI 2010) p. 1

  • 跟我學同義詞 ( CAI SHAOWEI 2010) p. 2

  • 古漢語常用詞同義詞詞典 ( HONG CHENGYU 2009) p. 293

Attributions by syntactic funtion

  • vtoN : 56
  • NPab : 7
  • nab : 7
  • vttoN1.+N2 : 3
  • NPab{N1 : 2
  • vt+prep+N : 2
  • VPt(oN) : 2
  • nab.t : 1
  • vt+prep+Nab{ACT} : 1
  • vadN : 1
  • NPadV : 1
  • VPtoN : 1
  • vt(oN) : 1

Attributions by text

  • 六祖壇經 : 16
  • 荀子 : 13
  • 韓非子 : 12
  • 說苑 : 6
  • 春秋左傳 : 6
  • 賢愚經 : 5
  • 管子 : 3
  • 法集要頌經 : 3
  • 妙法蓮華經 : 3
  • 呂氏春秋 : 2
  • 論語 : 2
  • 禮記 : 2
  • 春秋穀梁傳 : 2
  • 祖堂集 : 2
  • 公孫龍子 : 1
  • 墨子 : 1
  • 典論一卷 : 1
  • 陸機集十一卷 : 1
  • 臨濟錄 : 1
  • 戰國策 : 1
  • 孟子 : 1
  • 法句經 : 1

Words

   ài OC: qɯɯds MC: ʔəi 33 Attributions

The general words expressing preference is ài 愛, but the notion is often hard to distinguish from a preferential desire, and for the semantically closely related hào 好 see DESIRE.

  • nabdispositionlikes, loves, preferences; favouritism
  • vadNcraving (mentality etc)
  • vt+prep+Ngradedlove more than 法愛於民"The laws he loves more than the people"
  • vtoNactprefer in action
  • vtoNgraded愛人"like others": like
  • vtoNpsychbe especially fond of; appreciate more; like, show an emotional preference for; be psychologically more attached to (something, compared to others); sometimes specifically: have as a protegé
  • v[adN]N=obja person well liked
   hào OC: qhuus MC: hɑu 18 Attributions

The general words expressing preference is ài 愛, but the notion is often hard to distinguish from a preferential desire, and for the semantically closely related hào 好 see DESIRE.

  • vtoNprefer; show a preference for
  • vttoN1.+N2love N1 more than N2
  • nab.tpsychlikes, preferences
  • vtoNgradedlike (very much etc)
   zhuó OC: k-laɡ MC: ʈi̯ɐk 18 Attributions
  • nabpsychpreferential attachments, appetitive preferences
  • vtoNshow an appetitive preference for; be attached to, be focused on, cling to mod.CH
  • vtoNcausativecause to be show an appetitive preference for; cause to be attached to; cause to be tied up with
好惡   hào wù OC: qhuus qaaɡs MC: hɑu ʔuo̝ 3 Attributions
  • NPabpsychpreferences, likes and dislikes
偏心   piān xīn OC: phen slɯm MC: phiɛn sim 2 Attributions
  • NPadVby way of doting preference
  • VPt(oN)dote on a contextually determinate person
愛著   ài zhuó OC: qɯɯds k-laɡ MC: ʔəi ʈi̯ɐk 2 Attributions
  • NPabpsychpreferential appetitive attachments
欲惡   yù wù MC: yowk 'uH OC: k-loɡ qaaɡs 2 Attributions
  • NPab{N1actpreferences
   qǔ OC: skhoʔ MC: tshi̯o 1 Attribution
  • vt(oN)make a deliberate preferential choice in favour of
  • vt+V[0]prefer to V
   shì OC: qljeɡ MC: ɕiɛk 1 Attribution
  • nabdispositionpreference in action
先貴   xiān guì OC: sɯɯn kluds MC: sen kɨi 1 Attribution
  • VPtoNgive first priority to
向背   xiàng bèi OC: qhaŋs pɯɯɡs MC: hi̯ɐŋ puo̝i 1 Attribution
  • NPabhead towards or leave behind > preferences, likes and dislikes
染著   rǎn zhǔ OC: njomʔ k-laʔ MC: ȵiɛm ti̯ɤ 1 Attribution
  • VPt(oN)be stained by so as to show preference for
   shàn OC: ɡjenʔ MC: dʑiɛn 1 Attribution
  • vtoNfind good, like, be fond of GUOYU: 施民所善,去民所惡
  • vt+V(0)like to
  • vt+prep+Nab{ACT}have a liking for Nab-ing; have a tendency to want to engage in Nab-ing
作好   zuò hào MC: tsuH xawH OC: tsaaɡ qhuus 1 Attribution
  • NPabactpursuance of one's personal tastes
   lì OC: rids MC: li 0 Attributions
  • vttoN1.+N2find N1 more profitable than N2
   āi OC: qɯɯl MC: ʔəi 0 Attributions
  • vtoNbe fond of 各哀其所生 "all are fond of what they are born from"

Existing SW for

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