BEHIND  

PLACE on the MORE DISTANT SIDE of a THING as SEEN FROM the HUMAN WHO SEES THIS THING.
AT THE BACK/REAR OFBEYONDON THE FAR/OTHER SIDE OFIN BACK OF
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Antonymy

IN FRONT

See also

THEREUPON

Kind Of

PLACE

Old Chinese Criteria

1. The standard term is hòu 後 (ant. qián 前 "before") which has both temporal and spatial meanings, the spatial meaning being the primary one. The term has no competitors in the spatial sphere.

Modern Chinese Criteria

後面

後邊

後頭

背後

末端

末尾

後尾兒

後身

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

Attributions by syntactic funtion

  • n(post-N) : 7
  • vi : 7
  • vtoN : 4
  • npost-N : 3
  • npost-N.adS : 1
  • v[adN]post-N : 1
  • n(post-N.postadV) : 1
  • vadN : 1
  • vtoN.adV : 1
  • v[adN] : 1
  • n[post-N] : 1
  • n : 1
  • n{PLACE}adV : 1

Attributions by text

  • 春秋左傳 : 9
  • 論語 : 6
  • 韓非子 : 3
  • 史記 : 2
  • 說苑 : 2
  • 禮記 : 1
  • 荀子 : 1
  • 記纂淵海 : 1
  • 戰國策 : 1
  • 阮籍集四卷 : 1
  • 呂氏春秋 : 1
  • 韓詩外傳 : 1
  • 祖堂集 : 1

Words

   hòu OC: ɡooʔ MC: ɦu 23 Attributions

The standard term is hòu 後 (ant. qián 前 "before") which has both temporal and spatial meanings, the spatial meaning being the primary one. The term has no competitors in the spatial sphere.

  • vt+Nfigurativeput (oneself) behind/after N
  • v[adN]socialthose who stay behind
  • n(post-N)the rear, that which is behind one; the rearguard; the hind part
  • n{PLACE}adVat the rear
  • nsubjecthind part
  • npost-Nbehind N
  • v[adN]those people at the rear; soldiers at the rear
  • vicome behind, come last
  • vichangefall behind
  • vtoNcausativeput (oneself) last/behind/in the rear
  • vtoNfigurativecome behind, be less honoured than, take second place as compared with
  • n(post-N.postadV)from behind the contextually determiate N
殿   diàn OC: dɯɯns MC: den 2 Attributions
  • n(post-N)rear part
  • viactform the rear; bring up the rear (of an army)
   xià OC: ɢraaʔ MC: ɦɣɛ 1 Attribution
  • n[post-N]N=armythe rear (of an army)
   bèi OC: pɯɯɡs MC: puo̝i 1 Attribution
  • vtoN.adVwith one's back towards
  • vtoNcausativecause to be behind you> turn your back on
  • vtoNcausativeturn one's back on > reject
   hòu MC: huwX OC: ɡooʔ 1 Attribution
  • vadNbackward-positioned
   hòu 1 Attribution
  • npost-N.adSbehind one's back
   hòu 1 Attribution
  • v[adN]post-NN's rear soldiers
    MC:  OC:  0 Attributions
  • vadNbackward-positioned

Existing SW for

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