DRILL  

PIERCE so as to CAUSE something TO HAVE DEEP HOLES IN a SURFACE.
BORE A HOLE INMAKE A HOLE INBOREPIERCEPUNCTUREPERFORATE
Kind Of

PIERCE

Old Chinese Criteria

1. Chuān 穿 refers to connecting the things by drilling the holes into these.

2. Zuān 鑽 means to drill a wood with a drill. It was a method of making fire in a remote antiquity.

Modern Chinese Criteria

鑽進

扎 refers to pricking rather than drilling a hole into something.

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

Attributions by syntactic funtion

  • vtoN : 8
  • VPtoN : 3
  • vt[oN] : 2
  • vi : 1
  • n : 1
  • nab : 1

Attributions by text

  • 論語 : 4
  • 韓非子 : 4
  • 祖堂集 : 3
  • 論衡 : 1
  • 管子 : 1
  • 莊子 : 1
  • 臨濟錄 : 1
  • 淮南子 : 1

Words

穿   chuān OC: khjon MC: tɕhiɛn 5 Attributions

Chuān 穿 refers to connecting the things by drilling the holes into these.

  • nabactthe drilling of holes (in walls etc)
  • vtoNbore holes in, bore one's way into; pierce
  • vtoNpassivebe pierced
鑽 / 鑽   zuàn OC: tsoons MC: tsʷɑn zuān OC: tsoon MC: tsʷɑn 5 Attributions

Zuān 鑽 means to drill a wood with a drill. It was a method of making fire in a remote antiquity. In nominal usage pronounced as zuàn Zuān 鑽 means to drill a wood with a drill. It was a method of making fire in a remote antiquity. In nominal usage pronounced as zuàn

  • nauger; a drill
  • vtoNdrill
  • viactdo drilling
  • vtoNfigurativedrill into; pierce through
   suì OC: sɢluds MC: zi 2 Attributions

Suì 燧 is originally a noun, and it is seldom used as a verb.

  • vt[oN]drill fire
穿鑿   chuān záo OC: khjon dzaawɡ MC: tɕhiɛn dzɑk 2 Attributions
  • VPtoNdrill into, drill holes into
  • VPtoNfigurativedrill into > shape up to; be formed into
   záo OC: dzaawɡ MC: dzɑk 1 Attribution
  • vtoNchisel holes in; perforate with a hole; create an opening in
穿過   chuān guò OC: khjon klools MC: tɕhiɛn kʷɑ 1 Attribution
  • VPtoNpassivebe drilled through, be pierced through
   zhì OC: ɡ-leɡ MC: ɖiɛk 0 Attributions
  • vtoNmake hole in (a wall built of planks)

Existing SW for

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