CORRECT  正確

APPROPRIATE so as to FIT the FACTS or the PRINCIPLES PERFECTLY.
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Old Chinese Criteria

1. The standard word for conformity with an established standard of behavioural or physical allignment zhèng 正 (ant. xié 邪 ).

2. Jiǎo 矯 refers to bringing something in to proper physical shape.

3. Kuāng 匡 refers to typically political proper allignment and correct coordination.

4. Qí 齊 refers to something being or being made well-aligned, evened out, and straight, often in metaphysical senses.

CAUSATIVE USES MUST BE MOVED TO "MAKE CORRECT!". THIS IS STILL A MESS. CH

Modern Chinese Criteria

正確

不錯

無誤

對頭

得法

科學

一定不易

無可非議

無可指責

無可爭辯

無可置疑

毋庸置疑

顛撲不破

頭頭是道

令人首肯

天經地義

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

CORRECT

corrigere refers to an authoritative act of emendation or correction which sets things right.

emendare is the friendly act of emendation or correction characterised by sympathy and a common aim.

HANFEI TONGYI 2004 韓非子同義詞研究 235

HANFEI TONGYI 2004 韓非子同義詞研究 325

HUANG XIAODONG 2003 “荀子”單音節形容詞同義關係研究 147

RITTER 1971-2007 Historisches Woerterbuch der Philosophie 8.1038

RICHTIGKEIT

WU SANXING 2008 中國文化背景八千詞 Zhongguo wenhua beijing ba qian ci 270

GRACE ZHANG 2010 Using Chinese Synonyms 94

Attributions by syntactic funtion

  • vtoN : 75
  • vi : 40
  • nab : 15
  • vadN : 15
  • vadV : 11
  • v[adNab] : 5
  • v[adN] : 5
  • vtoN : 3
  • VP[adN] : 3
  • VPi : 2
  • n : 2
  • VPadN : 2
  • vt(oN) : 1
  • vttoN1.+prep+N2 : 1
  • NPab : 1
  • VPt(oN) : 1
  • nab.post-V{NUM} : 1

Attributions by text

  • 韓非子 : 37
  • 說苑 : 20
  • 論語 : 19
  • 春秋左傳 : 14
  • 荀子 : 13
  • 管子 : 8
  • 禮記 : 7
  • 春秋穀梁傳 : 7
  • 孟子 : 6
  • 法言 : 5
  • 莊子 : 4
  • 呂氏春秋 : 3
  • 賢愚經 : 3
  • 臨濟錄 : 3
  • 韓詩外傳 : 3
  • 祖堂集 : 3
  • 六祖壇經 : 3
  • 孝經 : 2
  • 百喻經 : 2
  • 毛詩 : 2
  • 淮南子 : 2
  • 法集要頌經 : 2
  • 法句經 : 2
  • 尚書 : 2
  • 公孫龍子 : 1
  • 尹文子 : 1
  • 列子 : 1
  • 春秋繁露 : 1
  • 阮籍集四卷 : 1
  • 太平經 : 1
  • 全上古三代秦漢三國六朝文(全晉文) : 1
  • 陸機集十一卷 : 1
  • 論衡 : 1
  • 文子 : 1
  • 忠經 : 1

Words

   zhèng OC: tjeŋs MC: tɕiɛŋ 110 Attributions

The standard word for conformity with an established standard of behavioural or physical allignment zhèng 正(ant. xié 邪).

  • nsubjectwhat is correct
  • nab.post-V{NUM}psychkinds of correctness
  • nabactcorrectness in behaviour, correct behaviour
  • nabprocessOBI: proper process, proper outcome; exact behaviour (of cosmic forces etc);
  • nabpsychcorrectness
  • v[adN]nonreferentialthose who are correct, those who behave correctly
  • vadNojectively correct; prescribed and correct or efficient
  • vadNmathematical termCHEMLA 2003: the exact (quantity); the exact/correct procedureJZ 7.4, Liu Hui's comm: 不盈不朒之正數 "the exact quantity, without excess and without shortfall"
  • vadVcorrectly, with formal correctness; exactly, precisely
  • vibe morally upright and correct; be legally correct and exact
  • viactbehave correctly; not deviate from the norm
  • vichangebecome straightened out; become correct
  • vt+prep+Nto correct
  • vtoNcausative(cause to be correct>) adjust so as to make correct, to correct; ensure the correctness of
  • vtoNpassivebe corrected by
  • vtoNpsychreflexive自: correct oneself 自正
  • vtoNpsychreflexive己: correct or rectify (oneself)
  • vtoNputativeconsider as right and proper; consider as ritually correct
  • vtoNreflexive.身correct (oneself)
  • vtoNreflexive.自subject non-human:correct (themselves) (as laws)
  • vttoN1.+prep+N2psychcorrect things in (oneself) 正諸己
  • viprocessgo on correctly as it is supposed to
  • vtoNcausativeN=human: set on the right path, correct the ways of
  • DELETE
  • vtoNmiddle voicebe put in order, be properly ordered
   kuāng OC: khʷaŋ MC: khi̯ɐŋ 16 Attributions

Kuāng 匡 refers to typically political proper allignment and correct coordination.

  • vadVcorrectly, in a straight and formally correct manner; bring order to
  • vtoNcausativecause to be proper; to correct
  • vtoNpassiveget corrected
  • vt(oN)correct the contextually determinate N
   jiǎo OC: krewʔ MC: kiɛu 11 Attributions

Jiǎo 矯 refers to bringing something in to proper physical shape.

  • nabactstraightening up
  • vtoNcausativestraighten out, correct, set right; force into right shape
   shì OC: ɡljeʔ MC: dʑiɛ 7 Attributions
  • vibe correct
  • v[adNab]what is correct/right
   fāng OC: paŋ MC: pi̯ɐŋ 4 Attributions
  • nabpsychrectitude, correct attitute
  • v[adN]nonreferentialthose who are correct
  • vadNright-minded
  • vibe correct, consistent
   dàng OC: taaŋs MC: tɑŋ 4 Attributions
  • vibe fitting and right, be as it should be
  • nabcorrectness, propriety
   bǔ OC: paaʔ MC: puo̝ 4 Attributions
  • vtoNfigurativederived meaning: mend (one's ways); correct (one's faults); make up for
   diàn OC: diiŋs MC: den 2 Attributions
  • vtoNdesposit in the ritually correct place
  • vitake up a stable and ritually correct position
   gé OC: kraaɡ MC: kɣɛk 2 Attributions
  • vichangestraighten oneself out
  • vtoNtry to straighten out
   jiū OC: kiw MC: kɨu 2 Attributions
  • vtoNcorrect, align, bring in line
   suō OC: sruɡ MC: ʂuk 2 Attributions
  • vibe morally upright and correct; be in the right
   wěi OC: ɢulʔ MC: ɦɨi 2 Attributions
  • vibe correct; be right; be proper
  • vtoNcausativeto (cause to become) correct
   qí OC: dziil MC: dzei 2 Attributions

Qí 齊 refers to something being or being made well-aligned, evened out, and straight, often in metaphysical senses.

  • vtoNcausativecause to be properly adjusted
  • vibe straight and correct
度數   dù shù OC: ɡ-laaɡs sqros MC: duo̝ ʂi̯o 2 Attributions
  • VPadNprecisely "calculated">considered and measures so as to be correct
方正   fāng zhèng OC: paŋ tjeŋs MC: pi̯ɐŋ tɕiɛŋ 2 Attributions
  • NPabactcorrectness in action
  • VP[adN]nonreferentialthose who are of correct attitude
   sì OC: sɢlɯʔ MC: zɨ 1 Attribution
  • vibe plausible???
   lún OC: ɡ-run MC: lʷin 1 Attribution
  • viup to scatch, of proper quality; decent 不倫
   shǐ OC: lʰɯʔ MC: ɕɨ 1 Attribution
  • vadVcolloquialTang colloquial: correctly, properly
   lǐ OC: ɡ-rɯʔ MC: lɨ 1 Attribution
  • viregular; according to the correct pattern
   què OC: khroowɡ MC: khɣɔk 1 Attribution
  • vibe exactly right
   zhì OC: tjid MC: tɕit 1 Attribution
  • vtoNcorrect?? ??? ????
不僭   bù jiàn OC: pɯʔ skɯɯms MC: pi̯ut tsem 1 Attribution
  • VP[adN]N=humanThose who behave correctly
中正   zhōng zhèng OC: krluŋ tjeŋs MC: ʈuŋ tɕiɛŋ 1 Attribution
  • NPabactmoral correctness in action
  • VP[adN]nonreferentialthose who are morally correct in their behaviour
亨貞   hēng zhēn OC: qhraaŋ teŋ MC: hɣaŋ ʈiɛŋ 1 Attribution
  • VPito be supremely well-adjusted; to be supernaturally well-attuned
修正   xiū zhèng OC: sqlɯw tjeŋs MC: sɨu tɕiɛŋ 1 Attribution
  • VPt(oN)resultativecorrect a contextually determinate person
脩正   xiū zhèng  MC: sjuw tsyengH  OC: sqlɯw tjeŋs  1 Attribution
  • VPibe morally upright and fine
齊整   qí zhěng OC: dziil tjeŋʔ MC: dzei tɕiɛŋ 0 Attributions
  • VPtoNcause to become appropriate and correct> to correct, to straighten out
不失   bù shī MC: pjut syit OC: pɯʔ lʰiɡ 0 Attributions
  • VPpostadVcorrectly, without making mistakes

Existing SW for

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