ENGRAVE  雕刻

CUT into METAL, WOOD, OR JADE so as to PRODUCE WRITING OR a BEAUTIFUL PATTERN.
CARVECARVEINSCRIBECUT (IN)INCISECHISELCHASESCORENOTCHETCHIMPRINTIMPRESS
See also

GRIND

Kind Of

CUT

Old Chinese Criteria

1. Kè 刻 tends to be primarily to engrave in wood or ivory.

2. Diāo 彫 refers to any form of engraving on or in any material, including jade and stone.

3. Lòu 鏤 refers to engraving in metal only.

Modern Chinese Criteria

刻 is the current word for engraving.

雕刻 refers to engraving any pattern.

銘刻 refers to engraving an inscription.

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

HANFEI TONGYI 2004 韓非子同義詞研究 273

WANG LI 2000 王力古漢語字典 1536

PILLON 1850 Handbook of Greek Synonymes, from the French of M. Alex. Pillon, Librarian of the Bibliothèque Royale , at Paris, and one of the editors of the new edition of Plaché's Dictionnaire Grec-Français, edited, with notes, by the Rev. Thomas Kerchever Arnold, M.A. Rector of Lyndon, and late fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge no.216

HONG CHENGYU 2009 古漢語常用詞同義詞詞典 341

Attributions by syntactic funtion

  • vtoN : 23
  • n : 6
  • vadN : 1
  • vt[oN] : 1
  • vtt(oN1.)+prep+N2 : 1

Attributions by text

  • 韓非子 : 11
  • 春秋左傳 : 7
  • 史記 : 5
  • 祖堂集 : 3
  • 荀子 : 2
  • 論語 : 1
  • 管子 : 1
  • 孟子 : 1
  • 文子 : 1

Words

   kè OC: khɯɯɡ MC: khək 9 Attributions

Kè 刻 tends to be primarily to engrave in wood or ivory.

  • vadNengraved
  • vtoNcarve in wood; carve into stone
  • vtoNpassivebe carved
  • vtt(oN1.)+prep+N2incscribe contextually determinate material N1 on (writing material N2)
   míng OC: meeŋ MC: meŋ 7 Attributions
  • ninscription
  • vt+prep+Nmiddle voiceget engraved (on metal and stone 銘乎金石)
  • vtoNengrave writing in metal on the subject N
敦雕琱 / 雕 / 琱    OC:  MC:  diāo OC: tɯɯw MC: teu diāo OC: tɯɯw MC: teu 6 Attributions
  • vtoNengrave, carve patterns into a surface
  • vadNcarved, engraved
  • vtoNpassivebe engraved; be engraved with (patterns); be carved into
   diāo OC: tɯɯw MC: teu 3 Attributions

Diāo 彫 refers to any form of engraving on or in any material, including jade and stone.

  • vtoNengrave, embellish with engravings
   lòu OC: ɡ-roos MC: lu 3 Attributions

Lòu 鏤 refers to engraving in metal only.

  • vadNcarved; engraved
  • vtoNengrave (any pattern) in metal, carve metal
  • vtoNpassivebe engraved
  • nengraving
   lè OC: ɡ-rɯɯɡ MC: lək 2 Attributions
  • vtoNengrave (characters)
   xiāo OC: smewɡ MC: si̯ɐk 1 Attribution
  • vtoNcut into so as to create an engraving
鍥 / 挈   qiè OC: kheed MC: khet qiè OC: kheed MC: khet 1 Attribution
  • vtoNengrave or carve in wood or bone
  • vt[oN]engagein engraving
   zhuó OC: rtooɡ MC: ʈɣɔk 0 Attributions

Zhuó 琢 means to create a product by carving; in this case, the quality of work is finer than in that of cuō 磋.

       zhuī OC: krlul MC: ʈi 0 Attributions
    • vtoNto carve
       juān OC: tson MC: tsiɛn 0 Attributions
    • vtoNchisel into, engrave

    Existing SW for

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