ENJOY  享受

ACT so as to CAUSE ONESELF to FEEL DELIGHT IN-RELATION-TO something.
LIKELOVEBE FOND OFBE ENTERTAINED BYTAKE PLEASURE INBE KEEN ONDELIGHT INAPPRECIATERELISHREVEL INADORELAP UPSAVORLUXURIATE INBASK ININFORMAL GET A KICK OUT OFGET A THRILL OUT OFDIG
Taxonoymy

MASTURBATEVOYEUR

Antonymy

SUFFER

See also

DESIREDELIGHTPLAY

Kind Of

ACT

Old Chinese Criteria

1. The current general word for active enjoyment and delighting in something is lè 樂 (ant. bēi 悲 "be saddened by"), as in 與民同樂 "share one's enjoyings/enjoyments with the people".

2. Xiǎng 享 refers to enjoying material benefits or - when applied to gods and spirits - to the enjoyment of sacrifices.

3. Lì 利 refers to the use and enjoyment of what one regards as profitable.

4. NB: Hān 酣 refers to enjoying (prototypically alcohol) with gusto and enthusiasm, or in a transferred sense enjoying anything else in the way one might enjoy alcohol. The word is marginal to the group.

Modern Chinese Criteria

享受

消受

享用

欣賞

玩賞

觀賞

賞鑒

鑒賞

賞玩

把玩

玩味

含英咀華

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

GIRARD 1769 SYNONYMES FRANÇOIS, LEURS DIFFÉRENTES SIGNIFICATIONS, ET LE CHOIX QU'IL EN FAUT FAIRE Pour parler avec justesse 2.21:19

RECREATION.AMUSEMENT.DIVERTISSEMENT.REJOUISSANCE

Attributions by syntactic funtion

  • vtoN : 38
  • nab : 8
  • vi : 6
  • vt[oN] : 5
  • vt(oN) : 4
  • vt+V[0] : 4
  • VPi : 4
  • VPtoN : 2
  • vi : 1
  • NPab : 1

Attributions by text

  • 孟子 : 18
  • 莊子 : 7
  • 晏子春秋 : 6
  • 韓非子 : 5
  • 說苑 : 4
  • 春秋左傳 : 4
  • 阮籍集四卷 : 3
  • 呂氏春秋 : 3
  • 百喻經 : 3
  • 淮南子 : 3
  • 陸機集十一卷 : 2
  • 毛詩 : 2
  • 孝經 : 1
  • 天中記 : 1
  • 太平經 : 1
  • 論語 : 1
  • 禮記 : 1
  • 管子 : 1
  • 賢愚經 : 1
  • 戰國策 : 1
  • 史記 : 1
  • 妙法蓮華經 : 1
  • 韓詩外傳 : 1
  • 楚辭 : 1
  • 法句經 : 1

Words

樂 / 樂   yào OC: ŋɡraawɡs MC: ŋɣɛu lè OC: ɡ-raawɡ MC: lɑk 50 Attributions

The current general word for active enjoyment and delighting in something is lè 樂 (ant. bēi 悲 "be saddened by"), as in 與民同樂 "share one's enjoyings/enjoyments with the people". In the transitive usage the reading yào is suggested by WGZ. The current general word for active enjoyment and delighting in something is lè 樂 (ant. bēi 悲 "be saddened by"), as in 與民同樂 "share one's enjoyings/enjoyments with the people". In the transitive usage the reading yào is suggested by WGZ.

  • vtoNactread yào: like to engage in; take one's pleasure in, take one's pleasure with
  • vt(oN)enjoy the contextually determinate thing
  • vt[oN]enjoy one's pleasures, indulge onself
  • nabactenjoyment of one's pleasures
  • vtoNcausativecause (oneself) delight
  • vt+prep+Ntake delight in
  • vt+V[0]enjoy V-ing
  • viactenjoy oneself, take one's pleasure
  • vtoNpassivebe enjoyed
   xiǎng OC: qhaŋʔ MC: hi̯ɐŋ 6 Attributions

Xiǎng 享 refers to enjoying material benefits or - when applied to gods and spirits - to the enjoyment of sacrifices.

  • vtoNactenjoy in practice (profit, benefits)
   kāng OC: khlaaŋ MC: khɑŋ 2 Attributions
  • vienjoy ease; enjoy oneself
  • vtoNactenjoy
受樂   shòu lè OC: djuʔ ɡ-raawɡ MC: dʑɨu lɑk 2 Attributions
  • VPiactindulge in pleasure
   xǐ  MC: xiX  OC: qhɯʔ  2 Attributions
  • vtoNtake delight in
   huān MC: xwan OC: qhoon 2 Attributions
  • vi=歡 feel good
   lì OC: rids MC: li 1 Attribution
  • vt+prep+Ndraw advantage/pleasure from
  • vtoNdraw advantage from
   liáo OC: b-ruu MC: leu 1 Attribution
  • vtoNpsychindulge (oneself)
極驩   jí huān OC: ɡɯɡ qhoon MC: gɨk hʷɑn 1 Attribution
  • VPimake merry; enjoy conviviality to the full
歡娛   huān yú OC: qhoon ŋʷa MC: hʷɑn ŋi̯o 1 Attribution
  • VPiacttake one's pleasure, enjoy oneself
游虞   yóu yú OC: lu ŋʷa MC: jɨu ŋi̯o 1 Attribution
  • NPabnonreferentialenjoyments and amusements
獲享   huò xiǎng OC: ɢʷreeɡ qhaŋʔ MC: ɦɣɛk hi̯ɐŋ 1 Attribution
  • VPtoNget to enjoy
般樂   pán lè OC: baan ɡ-raawɡ MC: bʷɑn lɑk 1 Attribution
  • VPtoNintensitiveto enjoy (something) very much; to indulge in (something)
   nòng OC: ɡ-rooŋs MC: luŋ 1 Attribution
  • vtoNpoetic: enjoy (the moon etc) 永弄 "enjoy forever"
   yóu MC: yuw OC: lu 1 Attribution
  • vienjoy oneself, spend one's free time
   hān OC: ɡaam MC: ɦɑm 0 Attributions

NB: Hān 酣 refers to enjoying (prototypically alcohol) with gusto and enthusiasm, or in a transferred sense enjoying anything else in the way one might enjoy alcohol. The word is marginal to the group.

  • vt+V[0]be enthusiastically and actively engaged in; be in the heat of (a battle etc)
  • vtoNenjoy
散志   sàn zhì OC: sqaans kljɯs MC: sɑn tɕɨ 0 Attributions
  • VPiactdivert oneself, entertain oneself
    MC:  OC:  0 Attributions
  • vtoNtake delight in
    MC:  OC:  0 Attributions
  • vienjoy oneself, spend one's free time

Existing SW for

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