DIVORCE  離婚

STOP one's MARRIAGE.
DISSOLVE ONE'S MARRIAGEANNUL ONE'S MARRIAGEEND ONE'S MARRIAGEGET A DIVORCE
Antonymy

MARRY

Kind Of

STOP

Old Chinese Criteria

1. The standard word for divorce refers only to the husband sending away his wife: chū 出.

NB: Xiū 休 is post-Han, Tang.

Modern Chinese Criteria

離婚

離異

退婚

退親

悔婚

休妻

下堂

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

DIVORCE

repudium refers to the one-sided action by a man to send away his betrothed bride or his married wife.

divortium is divorce by mutual consent between husband and wife.

SANBAITI 1987 中國文化史三百題 383

T.W.HARBSMEIER 2004 A New Dictionary of Classical Greek Synonyms no.85

Attributions by syntactic funtion

  • vtoN : 13

Attributions by text

  • 韓非子 : 7
  • 戰國策 : 3
  • 晏子春秋 : 2
  • 春秋左傳 : 1

Words

   chū OC: khljud MC: tɕhʷit 5 Attributions

The standard word for divorce refers only to the husband sending away his wife: chū 出.

  • vtoNto send away; (for a mother-in-law) to send away (a daughter-in-law); to divorce (a woman)
   qù OC: khas MC: khi̯ɤ 4 Attributions
  • nabactdivorce
  • vtoNdivorce
  • vtoNmiddle voicebe divorced
   qì OC: khils MC: khi 3 Attributions
  • vtoNdiscard> divorce; get divorced from [it is obviously difficult to say whether this is a separate meaning. This entry just serves as a reminder that the discarding can be figuratively of wives one divorces. Cf. English: "he ditched her"]
  • vtoNpassivebe divorced
   jué OC: dzod MC: dziɛt 1 Attribution
  • vtoNdivorce from; cut off the engagement with
   xiū OC: qhu MC: hɨu 0 Attributions

NB: Xiū 休 is post-Han, Tang.

  • vtoNpost-Han: TANG BIANWEN: divorce (one's wife)

Existing SW for

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