ROOM  房間

PLACE in which one DWELLS, SURROUNDED BY WALLS, in a BUILDING.
CHAMBER
Hypernym

PLACEPART of SPACE that THINGS BE-IN:are-in. -> PARTOBJECT which COMBINES with OTHER OBJECTS to BECOME ONE LARGER WHOLE OBJECT. -> OBJECT[NO HYPERNYM.] WHAT one CAN NAME:refer to. -> PRIME -> N/A

Hyponym
  • KITCHEN ROOM USED FOR PRODUCING MEALS.
    • BATHROOM ROOM OR BUILDING for BATHING.
      Old Chinese Criteria

      1. The general word for a room within a house is presumably shì 室, but note in traditional Chinese architecture many kinds of buildings may consist of exactly one room so that the distinction between house and room becomes blurred.

      2. Qin 寑 refers specifically to the bedroom.

      3. Xiāng 廂 refers to the the two rooms on the sides of the main room in the main building.

      4. Fáng 房 refers to a non-main room in a building.

      5. Táng 堂 refers to the (typically elevated) main sitting room or the main wing in any dwelling. See BUILDING.

      Modern Chinese Criteria

      房間

      屋子

      外屋

      外間

      臥室

      臥房

      寢室

      內室

      臥內

      正寢

      內寢

      大廳

      正廳

      廳堂

      廳事

      聽事

      客廳

      廳房

      客堂

      會客室

      飯廳

      餐廳

      食堂

      飯堂

      飯間

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

      • A Dictionary of Selected Synonyms in the Principal Indo-European Languages ( BUCK 1988) p. 7.21

      • Lateinische Synonyme und Etymologien ( DOEDERLEIN 1840) p.

        ROOM

        conclave is the general term for an enclosed room, in particular for rooms of state.

        cubiculum is the specific word for a dwelling room, a sitting room or any other room designed for human habitation.

      • 韓非子同義詞研究 ( HANFEI TONGYI 2004) p. 46

      • Lateinische Synonymik ( MENGE) p. 216

      • Using Chinese Synonyms ( GRACE ZHANG 2010) p.

      Attributions by syntactic funtion

      • n : 55
      • NP : 14
      • n[post-N] : 2
      • NPadN : 1

      Attributions by text

      • 禮記 : 34
      • 祖堂集 : 7
      • 臨濟錄 : 7
      • 楚辭 : 3
      • 六祖壇經 : 3
      • 列子 : 3
      • 史記 : 2
      • 論衡 : 2
      • 春秋穀梁傳 : 2
      • 毛詩 : 2
      • 尹文子 : 1
      • 莊子 : 1
      • 晏子春秋 : 1
      • 妙法蓮華經 : 1
      • 韓詩外傳 : 1
      • 鹽鐵論 : 1
      • 賢愚經 : 1

      Words

         qǐn OC: skhimʔ MC: tshim 31 Attributions

      Qǐn 寑 refers specifically to the bedroom.

      • nliving quarters; building with bedrooms; private chambers; imposing building with inner chambers
         fáng OC: baŋ MC: bi̯ɐŋ 11 Attributions

      Fáng 房refers to a non-main room in a building.

      • n[post-N]reflexiveyour rooms; [one's own] room
      • nnon-main roomBUDDH: cell
      方丈   fāng zhàng OC: paŋ daŋʔ MC: pi̯ɐŋ ɖi̯ɐŋ 8 Attributions
      • NPBUDDH: square zhāng (ten foot square) > abbot's quaters; the room of the master or head-monk
      • NPadNBUDDH: of the abbot's/head-monk's room
         guī OC: kʷee MC: kei 6 Attributions
      • n{PLACE}adVin proper bedrooms 宮居閨處
      • nwhat it inside doors: private quarters; room; rooms of the palace
         táng OC: daaŋ MC: dɑŋ 2 Attributions

      Táng 堂 refers to the (typically elevated) main sitting room or the main wing in any dwelling. See BUILDING.

      • nmain sitting room and ceremonial room, main wing in a private house 客庭
         shì OC: qhljiɡ MC: ɕit 2 Attributions

      The general word for a room within a house is presumably shì 室, but note in traditional Chinese architecture many kinds of buildings may consist of exactly one room so that the distinction between house and room becomes blurred.

      • nroom; living quarters
         wǔ OC: maʔ MC: mi̯o 2 Attributions
      • nporch; colonnade around a house
      丈室   zhàng shì OC: daŋʔ qhljiɡ MC: ɖi̯ɐŋ ɕit 2 Attributions
      • NPBUDDH: the quarters of the master, room where a senior monk lives
      閨門   guī mén OC: kʷee mɯɯn MC: kei muo̝n 2 Attributions
      • NPpluralladies' apartments, ladies' quarters; private quarters
         wū OC: qooɡ MC: ʔuk 1 Attribution
      • nroom
      廂 / 箱   xiāng OC: sqaŋ MC: si̯ɐŋ xiāng OC: sqaŋ MC: si̯ɐŋ 1 Attribution

      Xiāng 廂 refers to the the two rooms on the sides of the main room in the main building. Xiāng 廂 refers to the the two rooms on the sides of the main room in the main building.

      • none of the two rooms on the sides of the main hall in the main building of a building complex.
         wò OC: ŋʷaals MC: ŋʷɑ 1 Attribution
      • nbedroom
      下間   xià jiān OC: ɢraas kreen MC: ɦɣɛ kɣɛn 1 Attribution
      • NPthe N below; the N in the lower part; the N situated at a lower place
      住止   zhù zhǐ OC: dos kljɯʔ MC: ɖi̯o tɕɨ 1 Attribution
      • NProom to dwell in
      房丈   fáng zhàng OC: baŋ daŋʔ MC: bi̯ɐŋ ɖi̯ɐŋ 1 Attribution
      • NPBUDDH: the abbot's quaters in a monastery (see 方丈)
         jiān OC: kreen MC: kɣɛn 0 Attributions
      • nroom in a building
      小寢   xiǎo qǐn OC: smewʔ skhimʔ MC: siɛu tshim 0 Attributions
      • NPsmall chamber; small rest room
      窟室   kū shì shǐ MC: khwot syit OC: khluud qhljiɡ 0 Attributions
      • NPcellar

      Existing SW for

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