ACORN  橡子

The FRUIT or seed of the oak-tree; an oval nut growing in a shallow woody cup or cupule.

Kind Of

FRUIT

Old Chinese Criteria

[COMMON/RARE]

[DIALECT/STANDARD]

1. The standard word for the edible acorn is shù 杼.

[STANDARD]

2. Xiàng 橡 is probably a dialect word, and can refer to acorns.

[DIALECT]; [[RARE]]

3. Zhù 芧 is probably a dialect word, and can refer to acorns

[DIALECT]; [[RARE]]

Modern Chinese Criteria

橡子

橡實

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

BUCK 1988 A Dictionary of Selected Synonyms in the Principal Indo-European Languages 8.66

Attributions by syntactic funtion

  • n : 7

Attributions by text

  • 莊子 : 4
  • 列子 : 1
  • 說苑 : 1
  • 管子 : 1

Words

   shù OC: ɢljaʔ MC: ʑi̯ɤ 3 Attributions

The standard word for the edible acorn is shù 杼. [STANDARD]

  • nacorn [not to be confused with zhù 杼"shuttle".]
    OC:  MC:  3 Attributions

Xù 芧 is probably a dialect word, and can refer to acorns [DIALECT]; [[RARE]]

  • nacorn
   xiàng OC: sɢlaŋʔ MC: zi̯ɐŋ 1 Attribution

Xiàng 橡 is probably a dialect word, and can refer to acorns. [DIALECT]; [[RARE]]

  • nacorn

Existing SW for

Here are Syntactic Words already defined in the database: