COMPASS  羅盤

TOOL USED to DEFINE the DIRECTIONS WITH.
Kind Of

TOOL

Old Chinese Criteria

1. Sīnán 司南 is the predecessor of a compass; it was made of a natural magnetic iron.

2. Zhǐnánzhēn 指南針 is a compass pointing in the north-southern direction, which was made of a magnetic iron.

3. Zhǐnánchē 指南車 refers to a chariot pointing to the world directions; it came to be used by the emperors after the Jin dynasty.

Modern Chinese Criteria

羅盤

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

Attributions by syntactic funtion

  • n : 10

Attributions by text

  • 韓非子 : 6
  • 莊子 : 3
  • 荀子 : 1

Words

   guī OC: kʷe MC: kiɛ 9 Attributions
  • ncompass
  • nabmathematical termCHEMLA 2003:
司南   sī nán OC: sqlɯ noom MC: sɨ nəm 1 Attribution

Sīnán 司南 is the predecessor of a compass; it was made of a natural magnetic iron.

  • ncompass indicating where south is
羅盤   luó pán OC: b-raal baan MC: lɑ bʷɑn 0 Attributions

Luópán 羅盤 is a round plate with a curved scale. ADD DETAILS

    指南車   zhǐ nán chē OC: kjiʔ noom khlja MC: tɕi nəm tɕhɣɛ 0 Attributions

    Zhǐnánchē 指南車 refers to a chariot pointing to the world directions; it came to be used by the emperors after the Jin dynasty.

      指南針   zhǐ nán zhēn OC: kjiʔ noom kjum MC: tɕi nəm tɕim 0 Attributions

      Zhǐnánzhēn 指南針 is a compass pointing in the north-southern direction, which was made of a magnetic iron.

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