COSMIC FORCE  陰陽氣

FORCE, PRINCIPLE, OR ELEMENT which CONTROLS PERCEIVED PHENOMENA in the WORLD.
Kind Of

ELEMENT

Old Chinese Criteria

1. The most general term for physical principles operative in the dynamics of natural processes is qì 氣.

2. Yīn 陰 refers to the female, dark principle in Chinese naturalist and cosmological speculation.

3. Yáng 陽 refers to the male, bright principle in Chinese naturalist and cosmological speculation.

4. Dào 道 is sometimes used to refer to the quintessential material/energetic basis for cosmic development.

5. Lǐ 理 is sometimes used as a general concept referring to all manner of basic cosmic forces.

Modern Chinese Criteria

陰陽

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

CASSIN 2004 Vocabulaire européen des philosophies. Dictionnaire des intraduisibles 457

RITTER 1971-2007 Historisches Woerterbuch der Philosophie 2.494

UNGER SACH "Sachwoerterbuch zum Alten China"

ELEMENTENLEHRE

ZHANG DAINIAN 2002 Key Concepts in Chinese Philosophy 83

ZHANG DAINIAN 2002 Key Concepts in Chinese Philosophy 95

HSU 2010 Pulse Diagnosis in Early Chinese Medicine 401

HOROWITZ 2005 New Dictiornary of the History of Ideas, 6 vols.

YIN AND YANG (PREGADIO)

Attributions by syntactic funtion

  • nab : 12
  • nab.post-V{NUM} : 3
  • nab.post-N : 1

Attributions by text

  • 春秋左傳 : 4
  • 論衡 : 4
  • 阮籍集四卷 : 2
  • 列子 : 2
  • 忠經 : 1
  • 呂氏春秋 : 1
  • 鹽鐵論 : 1
  • 晏子春秋 : 1

Words

   qì OC: khɯds MC: khɨi 15 Attributions

The most general term for physical principles operative in the dynamics of natural processes is qì 氣.

  • nab.post-V{NUM}metaphysicalkinds of dynamic substrate in the universe;
  • nabmetaphysicaldynamic substrate of the universe
  • nab.post-Ncosmic force of N
   dé OC: tɯɯɡ MC: tək 1 Attribution
  • nabmetaphysicalcosmic force or power or potency LAO: 道德經
   lǐ OC: ɡ-rɯʔ MC: lɨ 0 Attributions

Lǐ 理 is sometimes used as a general concept referring to all manner of basic cosmic forces.

  • nabmetaphysicaloccasionally: dominant cosmic force
   dào OC: ɡ-luuʔ MC: dɑu 0 Attributions

Dào 道 is sometimes used to refer to the quintessential material/energetic basis for cosmic development. xxx

  • nabmetaphysicalthe Way as a cosmic force in the universe
   yīn OC: qrɯm MC: ʔim 0 Attributions

Yīn 陰 refers to the female, dark principle in Chinese naturalist and cosmological speculation.

  • nabmetaphysicalYin, the female principle, the dark principle
   yáng OC: k-laŋ MC: ji̯ɐŋ 0 Attributions

Yáng 陽 refers to the male, bright principle in Chinese naturalist and cosmological speculation.

  • nabmetaphysicalYang, the male principle or force associated with light etc.
兩儀   liǎng yí OC: raŋʔ ŋral MC: li̯ɐŋ ŋiɛ 0 Attributions
  • NPabmetaphysicalYin and Yang

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