DYE  

CAUSE to CHANGE so as to HAVE a DEFINED COLOUR.
COLORTINTPIGMENTSTAINWASH
Kind Of

CAUSE TO

Old Chinese Criteria

1. The current general word for dyeing something is rǎn 染 "to dye".

Modern Chinese Criteria

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

BUCK 1988 A Dictionary of Selected Synonyms in the Principal Indo-European Languages 6.39

FRANKE 1989 Bibliographisches Handbuch zur Sprachinhaltsforschung. Teil II. Systematischer Teil. B. Ordnung nach Sinnbezirken (mit einem alphabetischen Begriffsschluessel): Der Mensch und seine Welt im Spiegel der Sprachforschung 107A

Attributions by syntactic funtion

  • vtoN : 12
  • nab : 3
  • vi : 2
  • vadN : 2
  • vt(oN) : 1
  • vttoN1.+N2 : 1

Attributions by text

  • 論衡 : 6
  • 呂氏春秋 : 4
  • 禮記 : 2
  • 臨濟錄 : 2
  • 論語 : 1
  • 管子 : 1
  • 百喻經 : 1
  • 韓非子 : 1
  • 淮南子 : 1
  • 祖堂集 : 1
  • 六祖壇經 : 1

Words

   rǎn OC: njomʔ MC: ȵiɛm 20 Attributions

The current general word for dyeing something is rǎn 染 "to dye".

  • nabactdyeing
  • nabact"dyeing"
  • vadNdyed
  • vadNfigurativedyed > conteminated; tainted
  • viactdye things
  • vtoNdye
  • vtoNfigurativebe "dyed", i.e. positively influences by
  • vtoNfigurativebe dyed by > be contaminated by > be distorted by
  • vtoNpassivebe dyed; be made dirty
  • vttoN1.+N2dye (something N1) in (something N2)
   niè OC: m-liiɡ MC: net 1 Attribution
  • vt(oN)dye the contextually determinate object black
  • vtoNdye black

Existing SW for

Here are Syntactic Words already defined in the database: