BEACON  

FIRE USED AS a SIGNAL.
TORCH
Kind Of

FIRE

Old Chinese Criteria

[GENERAL/SPECIFIC]

1. Fēng 烽 refers to the signal fire used to give smoke signals in daytime.

[SPECIFIC]

2. Suì 燧 refers to the signal fire used to give signals at nighttime.

[SPECIFIC]

NB: Traditionally there have been two diametrically opposing views on this.

黄金貴:古漢語同義詞辨釋詞典

HUANG JINGUI 2006

WARFARE 23. 漢時白日所舉的烽、表、煙,可以總稱為烽,夜間所燔的積薪與苣火總稱為燧。南北朝起,漢之草烽、布烽業已廢止,唯有煙火, “ 烽 ” 除稱煙,亦可稱苣火。唐時, “ 烽 ” 已包括漢 “ 烽、燧 ” 之義,成為烽燧總稱。至於 “ 燧 ” ,漢以後可單用指亭燧之苣火;泛稱邊境報警的烽火。

Modern Chinese Criteria

烽火

烽煙

狼煙

烽燧

烽燹

兵燹

戰火

炮火

火網

煙塵

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

DOEDERLEIN 1840 Lateinische Synonyme und Etymologien

TORCH

fax is the general word for a torch.

taeda is a natural pine torch.

funale is an artificial wax torch.

FINSTERBUSCH 1966 Verzeichnis und Motivindex der Han-Darstellungen 209

Fackel:

HUANG JINGUI 1995 古代文化詞異集類辨考 Gudai wenhua ci yi ji lei bian kao 190

WANG FENGYANG 1993 古辭辨 Gu ci bian 150

Attributions by syntactic funtion

  • NP : 1

Attributions by text

  • 鹽鐵論 : 1

Words

烽燧   fēng suì OC: phoŋ sɢluds MC: phi̯oŋ zi 1 Attribution
  • NPbeacon system
   fēng OC: phoŋ MC: phi̯oŋ 0 Attributions

Fēng 烽 refers to the signal fire used to give smoke signals in daytime.

  • nMO: beacon-fire, signal fire with which to give smoke signals in daytime
   suì OC: sɢluds MC: zi 0 Attributions

Suì 燧 refers to the signal fire used to give signals at nighttime.

  • ntorch, signal fire for use during the night
烽戍   fēng shù OC: phoŋ qhjos MC: phi̯oŋ ɕi̯o 0 Attributions
  • NPbeacon fire; places with beacon fire

Existing SW for

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