DEAF  

LACK the ABILITY to HEAR.
HEARING IMPAIREDHARD OF HEARINGINFORMAL DEAF AS A POST
Antonymy

HEAR

See also

BLINDILLNESS

Kind Of

LACK

Old Chinese Criteria

1. The general word for deafness of any kind, congenital or not, is lóng 聾 (ant. tīng 聽 "able to hear").

2. Kuì 聵 refers to congenital deafness of any kind, but the word is very rare.

黄金貴:古漢語同義詞辨釋詞典

HUANG JINGUI 2006

BODY 22.

聾,通稱,凡耳朵聽不見或聽不清聲音都稱作聾。

聵,耳重聽。

聳,雙耳聾。

?? ,半聾。

?? ,全聾。

背,近代口語用詞,表示聽覺不靈。

耾,耳鳴。

Modern Chinese Criteria

耳朵重

耳背

耳沉

重聽

失聰

聾子

聾耳人

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 4.95

REY 2005 Dictionnaire culturel en langue francaise 4.935

Attributions by syntactic funtion

  • vi : 12
  • v[adN] : 6
  • nab : 5

Attributions by text

  • 呂氏春秋 : 4
  • 春秋左傳 : 3
  • 韓非子 : 3
  • 說苑 : 2
  • 莊子 : 2
  • 韓詩外傳 : 2
  • 荀子 : 1
  • 禮記 : 1
  • 論衡 : 1
  • 管子 : 1
  • 戰國策 : 1
  • 妙法蓮華經 : 1
  • 祖堂集 : 1

Words

   lóng OC: b-rooŋ MC: luŋ 22 Attributions

The general word for deafness of any kind, congenital or not, is lóng 聾 (ant. tīng 聽 "able to hear").

  • nabfeaturedeafness
  • v[adN]nonreferentialthe deaf
  • vibe hard of hearing, deaf
  • vichangebecome deaf
  • vifigurativedeaf > ignorant, stupid
   jū OC: koɡ MC: ki̯ok 1 Attribution
  • nabfeature????hardness of hearing
   sǒng OC: soŋʔ MC: si̯oŋ 0 Attributions
  • videaf in both ears
   kuì OC: ŋɡruuds MC: ŋɣɛi 0 Attributions

Kuì 聵 refers to congenital deafness of any kind, but the word is very rare.

  • vibe congenitally deaf

Existing SW for

Here are Syntactic Words already defined in the database: