COMBINE  合併

CAUSE things to MOVE OR BECOME TOGETHER.
LINKCONNECTAMALGAMATEINTEGRATEINCORPORATEMERGEMIXFUSEBLENDBINDJOINMARRYUNIFY
Taxonoymy

UNITE

Antonymy

DIVIDE

See also

TOGETHERHARMONY

Kind Of

ACT

Old Chinese Criteria

1. The current general word for combining or linking things, or joining a new unit into an old one is jiān 兼 (ant. fēn 分 "be divided").

2. Hé 合 (ant. lí 離 "get separated off") is the combining of typically abstract items into a single whole.

3. Lián 聯 and the Han equivalent lián 連 (all ant. jué 絕 "break relations with") refer to the establishing of links without the creation of a new unity.

4. Huì 會 refers to the combination of separate units into a whole as in huì yì 會意 "complex characters where semantically significant elements retain their graphic significance".

5 Bìng 並 refers to the lining things up and joining them together. See ANNEX.

6. Zhuān 專 is occasionally used to refer to the combining or uniting of things. See CONCENTRATE

Modern Chinese Criteria

合併

結合

并合

疊合

合結

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 12.22

HANFEI TONGYI 2004 韓非子同義詞研究 118

HANFEI TONGYI 2004 韓非子同義詞研究 126

WANG LI 2000 王力古漢語字典 1432

連,聯,屬,綴

HONG CHENGYU 2009 古漢語常用詞同義詞詞典 492

Attributions by syntactic funtion

  • vtoN : 23
  • vtoN{PLUR} : 6
  • vt+prep+N : 3
  • vadN : 3
  • vt(oN) : 2
  • vi : 2
  • vi2 : 1
  • vadV : 1
  • nab : 1
  • VPtoN : 1
  • vt+V[0]{PASS} : 1

Attributions by text

  • 韓非子 : 11
  • 荀子 : 4
  • 陸機集十一卷 : 4
  • 春秋左傳 : 4
  • 阮籍集四卷 : 3
  • 孫子 : 2
  • 莊子 : 2
  • 戰國策 : 2
  • 祖堂集 : 2
  • 說苑 : 1
  • 論語 : 1
  • 呂氏春秋 : 1
  • 賢愚經 : 1
  • 孝經 : 1
  • 臨濟錄 : 1
  • 孟子 : 1
  • 淮南子 : 1
  • 公孫龍子 : 1
  • 尹文子 : 1

Words

   hé OC: ɡloob MC: ɦəp 10 Attributions

Hé 合 (ant. lí 離 "get separated off") is the combining of typically abstract items into a single whole.

  • vt+prep+Ncombine with
  • vtoN{PLUR}bring together; combine, combine into one; coordinate (ideas, plans etc.); assemble
  • vtoNmathematical termCHEMLA 2003:
  • vtoNput together, combine into one complex structure
  • vt(oN)figurativecombine the contextually determinate Ns
   jiān OC: kleem MC: kem 8 Attributions

The current general word for combining or linking things, or joining a new unit into an old one is jiān 兼 (ant. fēn 分 "be divided")

  • vt+V[0]{PASS}be combined so as to V
  • vtoNcombine, hold jointly (offices etc); occasionally, LY 11: combine the energies of
   lián OC: b-ren MC: liɛn 8 Attributions
  • vadNlinked; connected with each other; adjoint (> subsequent)
  • vtoNlink together
  • vtoNmathematical termCHEMLA 2003:
  • vtoNpassivebe linked to (the punishment), suffer the same
僇 / 戮   lù OC: ɡ-ruɡ MC: luk lù OC: ɡ-ruɡ MC: luk 3 Attributions
  • vtoNcombine and coordinate (forces etc)
   zá OC: sɡuub MC: dzəp 3 Attributions
  • vtoNcombine (the five colours etc)
  • vt+prep+Ncombine attention to
  • vtoNpassivecombine
   gòu OC: koos MC: ku 2 Attributions
  • vtoNcross, join (weapons in combat); enter (trouble); form (associations etc)
   huì OC: ɡloobs MC: ɦɑi 2 Attributions

Huì 會 refers to the combination of separate units into a whole as in huì yì 會意 "complex characters where semantically significant elements retain their graphic significance".

  • vtoNcombine
  • vt(oN)put the contextually determinate things together, put the things in their right places
   jiāo OC: kreew MC: kɣɛu 1 Attribution
  • vadNcombined > cross- (e.g. cross-legged)
  • vtoNget combined in (e.g. emotions in the heart)
  • vtoN{2}combine into one
   liǎng OC: raŋʔ MC: li̯ɐŋ 1 Attribution
  • vicombine two inconstistent things, have it both ways
  • vtoNhold to jobs jointly
   shè OC: qhljeb MC: ɕiɛp 1 Attribution
  • vicombine (two offices), overlap
聚 / 聚   jù OC: sɡos MC: dzi̯o jù OC: sɡoʔ MC: dzi̯o 1 Attribution
  • vtoNmathematical termCHEMLA 2003:
  • nabactcombination
   lián OC: ɡ-ron MC: liɛn 1 Attribution

Lián 聯 and the Han equivalent lián 連 (all ant. jué 絕 "break relations with") refer to the establishing of links without the creation of a new unity.

  • vadNlinked, merging
  • vtoNlink up with, make ties with
  • vtoNmiddle voicebe linked together 珠聯 "be strung together like pearls"
  • vadVbeing interlocked and combined
   zhuì OC: tjods MC: tɕiɛi 1 Attribution
  • vtoNjoin together (a military force)
合為   hé wéi OC: ɡloob ɢʷal MC: ɦəp ɦiɛ 1 Attribution
  • VPtoNresultativecombine so as to become
   xí 1 Attribution
  • vi2be so close to each other as to combine into one whole
   bìng OC: beeŋʔ MC: beŋ 0 Attributions

Bìng 並 refers to the lining things up and joining them together. See ANNEX.

       cān OC: tshuum MC: tshəm 0 Attributions
         tóng OC: looŋ MC: duŋ 0 Attributions
      • vtoNco-ordinate
         zhuān OC: tjon MC: tɕiɛn 0 Attributions

      Zhuān 專 is occasionally used to refer to the combining or uniting of things. See CONCENTRATE

      • vtoNunite, concentrate zhuān bīng 專兵
         cóng OC: dzoŋ MC: dzi̯oŋ 0 Attributions
      • vadNmathematical termCHEMLA 2003: joined-to>added, as in 從法 "joined divisor" JIUZHANG 9.19.
         guān OC: kroon MC: kɣan 0 Attributions
      • vtoNconnect with
      合分   hé fēn OC: ɡloob pɯn MC: ɦəp pi̯un 0 Attributions
      • VPimathematical termCHEMLA 2003:
      和合   hé hé OC: ɡool ɡloob MC: ɦʷɑ ɦəp 0 Attributions
      • VPtoNmix N1 into the contextually determinate N2
      • NPabfigurativeBUDDH: the harmonious combination of several parts into a harmonoius entity; > harmonious functions; simultaneous functions SANSKRIT: saṃgraha; samagraMULLER DDB: "...The combination of various elements in the formation of a single entity...." See DDB: http://www.buddhism-dict.net/cgi-bin/xpr-ddb.pl?54.xml+id('b548c-5408')
      • VPtt(oN1.)+prep+N2mix the contextually determinate substance N1 in with N2

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