MOST LOW PART of the FACE BELOW the MOUTH.
Old Chinese Criteria
1. The most current and the most general word for the lower part of the face is yí 頤, but the word does include the cheeks. See CHEEK.
2. Hàn 頷 is used to refer to the jaw of a dragon, but the word is rare in ancient texts and hard to fix semantically with any precision.
3. Hǎi 頦 is post-Buddhist (TANG) colloquial.
HUANG JINGUI 2006
HUMAN BODY 38. 下巴。
Modern Chinese Criteria
rough draft to BEGIN TO identify synonym group members for analysis, based on CL etc. 18.11.2003. CH ／
mala refers to the upper jaw.
maxilla refers to the lower jaw.
Attributions by syntactic funtion
Attributions by text
- 莊子 : 3
- 韓非子 : 1
- 祖堂集 : 1
頤 yí OC: k-lɯ MC: jɨ 4 Attributions
The most current and the most general word for the lower part of the face is yí 頤. See CHEEK.
- nlower part of the face, including the chin as well as the cheeks
頷 hàn OC: ɡlɯɯmʔ MC: ɦəm 1 Attribution
Hàn 頷 is used to refer to the jaw of a dragon, but the word is rare in ancient texts and hard to fix semantically with any precision.
- nchin, jaw (especially of dragon)
頦 hái OC: ɡɯɯ MC: ɦəi 0 Attributions
Kē 頦 is post-Buddhist (TANG) colloquial.
- npost-Han:: chin
頰車 jiá chē OC: keeb khlja MC: kep tɕhɣɛ 0 Attributions
- NP[post-N]the jaws of a contextually determinate animal N
Existing SW for
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