BLADE  刀刃

SHARP SIDE OR TIP FOR PIERCING OR CUTTING in a CUTTING TOOL.
EDGE
Kind Of

SIDE

Old Chinese Criteria

1. The general current word for the cutting edge of an instrument is rèn 刃.

2. Ruì 銳 refers to the sharp point of a weapon which normally does not have an edge.

3. Fēng 鋒 refers to the sharp point at the end of the edge of a weapon.

NB: máng 鋩 "sharp point of a weapon" is not current in pre-Buddhist Chinese.

Modern Chinese Criteria

刀鋒

刀口

刀刃

鋒口

鋒刃

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 12.352

BUCK 1988 A Dictionary of Selected Synonyms in the Principal Indo-European Languages 12.353

DOEDERLEIN 1840 Lateinische Synonyme und Etymologien

EDGE

acies refers to the extended edge of something that might cut.

acumen refers to the sharp tip of something that might prick, stab or stick.

WANG LI 2000 王力古漢語字典 1527

銳,鋩

JONES 2005 Encyclopedia of Religion

PILLON 1850 Handbook of Greek Synonymes, from the French of M. Alex. Pillon, Librarian of the Bibliothèque Royale , at Paris, and one of the editors of the new edition of Plaché's Dictionnaire Grec-Français, edited, with notes, by the Rev. Thomas Kerchever Arnold, M.A. Rector of Lyndon, and late fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge no. 46.47

T.W.HARBSMEIER 2004 A New Dictionary of Classical Greek Synonyms NO. 47

Attributions by syntactic funtion

  • n : 9
  • NP : 3

Attributions by text

  • 莊子 : 3
  • 臨濟錄 : 3
  • 韓非子 : 2
  • 韓詩外傳 : 2
  • 管子 : 1
  • 淮南子 : 1

Words

   rèn OC: njins MC: ȵin 4 Attributions

The general current word for the cutting edge of an instrument is rèn 刃.

  • nblade of a dagger, axe, or sword, cutting edge
   fēng OC: phoŋ MC: phi̯oŋ 3 Attributions

Fēng 鋒 refers to the sharp point at the end of the edge of a weapon.

  • npoint of a dagger or sword, sharp point at the end of an edge.
刀刃   dāo rèn OC: k-laaw njins MC: tɑu ȵin 2 Attributions
  • NPedge of a knife
   máng OC: maŋ MC: mi̯ɐŋ 1 Attribution

NB: máng 鋩 "sharp point of a weapon" is not current in pre-Buddhist Chinese.

  • nsharp point of any weapon
   ruì OC: lods MC: jiɛi 1 Attribution

Ruì 銳 refers to the sharp point of a weapon which normally does not have an edge.

  • nsharp point
鋒鋩   fēng máng OC: phoŋ maŋ MC: phi̯oŋ mi̯ɐŋ 1 Attribution
  • NPedge (of a weapon), sharpt point, blade
鍔 / 咢   è OC: ŋɡlaaɡ MC: ŋɑk è OC: ŋɡlaaɡ MC: ŋɑk 0 Attributions
  • nblade of a sword or knife
   lián OC: ɡ-rem MC: liɛm 0 Attributions
  • nangle; edge
  • nabmathematical termCHEMLA 2003:

Existing SW for

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