DUCK  鴨子

DOMESTIC ANIMAL in the form of a SMALL WATER BIRD.
Kind Of

BIRDS

Old Chinese Criteria

1. Wù 鶩 is the domestic duck.

2. Fú 鳧 is the wild duck.

3. Yuān yāng 鴛鴦 refers to mandarin ducks, often a pair.

NB Yā 鴨 is post-Buddhist and refers to the domestic duck.

Modern Chinese Criteria

鴨子

家鴨

北京鴨

填鴨

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 3.57

FINSTERBUSCH 2000 Verzeichnis und Motivindex der Han-Darstellungen 738

Ente:

REY 2005 Dictionnaire culturel en langue francaise 1.1219

WANG LI 2000 王力古漢語字典 1742

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 92B

Attributions by syntactic funtion

  • n : 14
  • nn : 4
  • nnadN : 2

Attributions by text

  • 毛詩 : 7
  • 楚辭 : 5
  • 百喻經 : 3
  • 管子 : 2
  • 春秋左傳 : 1
  • 禮記 : 1
  • 莊子 : 1

Words

   fú OC: ba MC: bi̯o 8 Attributions

Fú 鳧 is the wild duck.

  • nwild duck (much appreciated as a delicacy); 妗挀� "tame duck"????
鴛鴦   yuān yāng OC: qon qaŋ MC: ʔi̯ɐn ʔi̯ɐŋ 6 Attributions

Yuān yāng 鴛鴦 refers to mandarin ducks, often a pair.

  • nnpluralmandarin duck, also known as "love-ducks"
  • nnadNmandarin-duck-like
   wù OC: mos MC: mi̯o 5 Attributions

Wù 鶩 is the domestic duck.

  • ndomestic duck
   yāng OC: qaŋ MC: ʔi̯ɐŋ 1 Attribution
  • nfemale mandarin duck

Existing SW for

Here are Syntactic Words already defined in the database: