ARCHERY  箭術

SPORT of SHOOTING at a TARGET USING BOW AND ARROW.
Kind Of

SPORTS

Old Chinese Criteria

[GENERAL/SPECIFIC]

1. The dominant general term is shè 射 and this word refers to all kinds of shooting with a bow, particularly ritualised archery, and the word refers to all parts of the process of shooting.

[GENERAL]

2. Yì 弋 refers to (often ritualised) shooting for pleasure at birds with a short arrow with strings attached.

[SPECIFIC]

3. Fā 發 refers specifically to letting off an arrow as the final act of the shooting process. See SHOOT

Modern Chinese Criteria

箭術

射箭

first rough draft to identify synonym group members for future analysis, based on CL. 18.11.2003. CH/

FINSTERBUSCH 1966 Verzeichnis und Motivindex der Han-Darstellungen 203

Bogenschuetze:

FINSTERBUSCH 2000 Verzeichnis und Motivindex der Han-Darstellungen 728

Bogenschuetze:

Common theme in Han reliefs.

Attributions by syntactic funtion

  • nab : 12
  • vi : 11
  • vtoN : 5
  • VP[adN] : 4
  • v[adN] : 1
  • n : 1

Attributions by text

  • 韓非子 : 12
  • 春秋左傳 : 6
  • 論語 : 5
  • 史記 : 4
  • 孟子 : 3
  • 說苑 : 1
  • 呂氏春秋 : 1
  • 禮記 : 1
  • 管子 : 1

Words

   shè OC: ɢljaɡs MC: ʑɣɛ 17 Attributions

The dominant general term is shè 射and this word refers to all kinds of shooting with a bow, particularly ritualised archery. [GENERAL]

  • nabactarchery
  • v[adN]OBI 3: archer, practioner of the art of archery
  • viactengage in archery
  • vtoNN=arrowshoot in archery contest (arrow); shoot off (an arrow)
  • vtoNobject=targetshoot at (target)
  • v[adN]N=humarcher
   yì OC: lɯɡ MC: jɨk 12 Attributions

Yì 弋 refers to (often ritualised) shooting for pleasure at birds with a short arrow with strings attached. [SPECIFIC]

  • nabactthe hunting of birds with stringed short arrows
  • viactshoot birds with stringed short arrows
  • vtoNactshoot (short arrow with string attached)
控弦   kòng xián OC: khooŋs ɡeen MC: khuŋ ɦen 4 Attributions

Kòng xián 控弦 is another term for pulling a bowstring.

  • VP[adN]professional archer
   jué OC: kʷeed MC: ket 1 Attribution

Jué 決 is a ring made of bone which protects ones finger when shooting. It can also refer to pulling a bow.

  • nfinger-protectors, protecting devices for the finger with which to pull the string of bow???
引弓   yǐn gōng OC: liŋʔ kʷɯŋ MC: jin kuŋ 0 Attributions

Yǐn gōng 引弓 also refers to pulling a bow.

  • VPiactpull the bow
引繳   yǐn jiǎo OC: liŋʔ kleewʔ MC: jin keu 0 Attributions

Yǐn jiǎo 引繳 is a specific term for shooting birds in flight with a bow.

  • VPiactshoot birds in flight with a bow
彎弧   wān hú OC: qroon ɡʷaa MC: ʔɣan ɦuo̝ 0 Attributions

Wān hú 彎弧 is pulling a bow as one regards the bow.

  • VPiactpull the bow as one regards the bow????
牽弓   qiān gōng OC: khiin kʷɯŋ MC: khen kuŋ 0 Attributions

Qiān gōng 牽弓 refers to pulling a bow so see how flexible it is.

  • VPiactpull a bow so see how flexible it is

Existing SW for

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