KNOCK  

STRIKE so as to PRODUCE a SOUND.
BANGTAPRAPTHUMPPOUNDHAMMERSTRIKEHITBEAT
Hypernym

STRIKEDISPLACE something VIOLENTLY TOWARDS something, OFTEN IN-ORDER-TO DAMAGE IT. -> DISPLACECAUSE to MOVE. -> MOVECHANGE PLACE OR SITUATION. -> CHANGEEVENT involving two MOMENTS t1 and t2, such that a THING at the MOMENT t1 is DIFFERENT FROM that THING at the MOMENT t2. -> EVENTREALITY that ARISES in TIME. -> REALITYEXIST and NOT ONLY BE IMAGINED. -> EXISTBE-IN the UNIVERSE of SPACE AND TIME. -> BE INRELATION between a THING AND what that THING FILLS OR PART:partially FILLS. -> RELATIONFEATURE of TWO OR MORE THINGS TOGETHER. -> FEATUREABSTRACT OBJECT a THING is SAID to BE OR to HAVE. -> OBJECT[NO HYPERNYM.] WHAT one CAN NAME:refer to. -> PRIME -> N/A

Old Chinese Criteria

1. A general word for knocking against something, typically so as to produce a sound, is kòu 叩.

2. Zhuàng 撞 is to knock hard against something (e.g. a bell), and it is hard to see how this is different in meaning from jī 擊 "knock"

3. Bó 搏 is to tap against (e.g. one's thighs).

4. Pāi 拍 (HF: 一手獨拍 "one hand clapping alone") refers specifically to the beating or clapping of a surface, often for the purpose of making a sound.

  • SYNONYMES FRANÇOIS, LEURS DIFFÉRENTES SIGNIFICATIONS, ET LE CHOIX QU'IL EN FAUT FAIRE Pour parler avec justesse ( GIRARD 1769) p. 1.101.76

  • Handbook of Greek Synonymes, from the French of M. Alex. Pillon, Librarian of the Bibliothèque Royale , at Paris, and one of the editors of the new edition of Plaché's Dictionnaire Grec-Français, edited, with notes, by the Rev. Thomas Kerchever Arnold, M.A. Rector of Lyndon, and late fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge ( PILLON 1850) p. no.397

Attributions by syntactic funtion

  • vtoN : 88
  • vi : 6
  • VPt[oN] : 1
  • vt(oN) : 1
  • vadN : 1
  • VPtoN : 1

Attributions by text

  • 論衡 : 13
  • 毛詩 : 10
  • 禮記 : 9
  • 祖堂集 : 8
  • 呂氏春秋 : 7
  • 淮南子 : 6
  • 荀子 : 5
  • 史記 : 5
  • 莊子 : 5
  • 陸機集十一卷 : 4
  • 楚辭 : 4
  • 列子 : 4
  • 管子 : 3
  • 說苑 : 2
  • 韓詩外傳 : 2
  • 春秋穀梁傳 : 2
  • 孟子 : 2
  • 韓非子 : 1
  • 阮籍集四卷 : 1
  • 妙法蓮華經 : 1
  • 法句經 : 1
  • 賢愚經 : 1
  • 孝經 : 1
  • 臨濟錄 : 1

Words

   jī OC: keeɡ MC: kek 24 Attributions
  • vt(oN)knock the contextually determinate object
  • vtoNknock against (mostly drums but also bells) so as to produce a sound; knock (at a gate)
   kòu OC: khooʔ MC: khu 19 Attributions

A general word for knocking against something, typically so as to produce a sound, is kòu 叩.

  • vtoNknock at; strike against so as to make a sound
  • vtoNfigurativestrike (a note)
  • vtoNobject=headknock (head etc) against the ground (see 叩頭)
   gǔ OC: kaaʔ MC: kuo̝ 10 Attributions
  • vtoNknock (bell etc); strike (a note on a drum)
   qiào OC: khroows MC: khɣɛu 6 Attributions
  • vtoNpound, hammer; knock at (a gate)
   fǔ OC: phoʔ MC: phi̯o 5 Attributions
  • vtoNslap, tap; knock together
   chuáng OC: rdooŋ MC: ɖɣɔŋ 5 Attributions

Zhuàng 撞 is to knock hard against something (e.g. a bell), and it is hard to see how this is different in meaning from jī 擊 "knock"

  • vadNpassivestruck (bell etc)
  • vtoNstrike (a bell)
擗 / 辟 / 闢   pǐ OC: beɡ MC: biɛk pì OC: beɡ MC: biɛk pì OC: beɡ MC: biɛk 5 Attributions

Bì 擗 refers specifically to beating one's breast. Bì 擗 refers specifically to beating one's breast. Bì 擗 refers specifically to beating one's breast.

  • viactbeat one's breast (check pronunciation: pǐ?)
   chù OC: thjoɡ MC: tɕhi̯ok 5 Attributions
  • vtoNknock against (producing a sound)
  • vtoNrun into
   kòu OC: khoos MC: khu 4 Attributions
  • vtoNknock (a bell etc)
   fá OC: bod MC: bi̯ɐt 3 Attributions
  • vtoNbeat, knock against (typically a drum, and ceremoniously) so as to produce a sound
   pāi OC: phraaɡ MC: phɣɛk 3 Attributions

Pāi 拍 (HF: 一手獨拍 "one hand clapping alone") refers specifically to the beating or clapping of a surface, often for the purpose of making a sound.

  • viactto clap; to beat
  • vt(oN)hit, clap, beat
  • vtoNtap, beat, clap
   zòu OC: skoos MC: tsu 1 Attribution
  • vtoNknock something so as to produce a sound
   fú OC: phɯd MC: phi̯ut 1 Attribution
  • vtoNwhisk against
   bó OC: paaɡ MC: pɑk 1 Attribution

Bó 搏 is to tap against (e.g. one's thighs).

  • vtoNclap against, tap on (one's thighs), beat against so as to produce a sound
   biào OC: bewʔ MC: biɛu 1 Attribution
  • viactknock one's breast
   chuí OC: ɡrlul MC: ɖi 1 Attribution
  • vtoNhammer or knock against
   què OC: khroowɡ MC: khɣɔk 1 Attribution
  • vtoNknock against; beat against
   míng OC: mreŋ MC: mɣaŋ 1 Attribution
  • vtoNcausativecause to sound; to sound (a bell)
擊鼓   jī gǔ OC: keeɡ kaaʔ MC: kek kuo̝ 1 Attribution
  • VPtoNknock or pluck (musical instruments
擊戾   jī lì MC: kek lejH OC: keeɡ rɯɯds 1 Attribution
  • VPt[oN]to bump againt things
   féng OC: boŋ MC: bi̯oŋ 0 Attributions
  • vtoNknock against (SHUOWEN) ???
   dǐ OC: tiilʔ MC: tei 0 Attributions
  • vtoNknock
   fàn OC: bomʔ MC: bi̯ɐm 0 Attributions
  • vtoNknock against (a trigger)
   chè OC: khrled MC: ʈhiɛt 0 Attributions
  • vtoNto knock down (ZHOULI) ???
   dùn OC: tuuns MC: tuo̝n 0 Attributions
  • vtoNstamp (one's feet) on the ground; knock (one's head) against the ground
   jī OC: keeɡ MC: kek 0 Attributions
  • NPabknocking

Existing SW for

Here are Syntactic Words already defined in the database: