CAVE  洞穴

CAVITY IN ROCK, TYPICALLY BIG ENOUGH FOR HUMANS to ENTER.
CAVERNGROTTOUNDERGROUND CHAMBERCELLARVAULTCRYPT
Kind Of

CAVITY

Modern Chinese Criteria

山洞

岩洞

洞穴

洞壑

山窟

地洞

地道

坑道

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

DIFFERENTIAE I De differentiis no. 538

538. Inter Specum et antrum. Specum Latini, Graeci antrum dicunt. Sunt autem loca ex quibus repercussae voces imaginem referunt.

DOEDERLEIN 1840 Lateinische Synonyme und Etymologien

CAVE

specus refers to a cavity with a perpendicular opening, leading up into a mountain, typically with a wide opening.

scrobs refers to a temporary pit with an horizontal opening, leading down into the earth, and normally designed to be filled in again.

caverna refers to a whole in the ground with a round opening.

spelunca refers to a cavity with reference to its darkness and dreadfulness.

antrum refers to a grotto as a beautiful object with reference to its romantic appearance and cooling temperature.

spelaeum is a poetic word referring to the cave as the lurking-hole of a wild beasts.

fovea refers to a pit meant to remain open or only covered in order to keep or catch wild beasts.

JONES 2005 Encyclopedia of Religion

GIRARD 1769 SYNONYMES FRANÇOIS, LEURS DIFFÉRENTES SIGNIFICATIONS, ET LE CHOIX QU'IL EN FAUT FAIRE Pour parler avec justesse 1.398.357

ANTRE.CAVERNE.GROTTE

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. 76

HONG CHENGYU 2009 古漢語常用詞同義詞詞典 175

Attributions by syntactic funtion

  • n{PLACE}adV : 17
  • NP : 4
  • nadV : 3
  • n : 2
  • npost-N : 1
  • vi : 1
  • vtoN : 1

Attributions by text

  • 韓非子 : 7
  • 淮南子 : 5
  • 莊子 : 3
  • 管子 : 2
  • 山海經 : 2
  • 楚辭 : 2
  • 說苑 : 1
  • 呂氏春秋 : 1
  • 禮記 : 1
  • 鹽鐵論 : 1
  • 賢愚經 : 1
  • 毛詩 : 1
  • 戰國策 : 1
  • 史記 : 1

Words

   xué OC: ɢʷliiɡ MC: ɦet 23 Attributions
  • n{PLACE}adVin caves; in a cave
  • nadVplacein a cave; in caves
  • viactlive in caves 穴者
  • vtoNattitudinaluse as caves
  • npost-Nthe cave-home of N
窟穴   kū xué OC: khluud ɢʷliiɡ MC: khuot ɦet 4 Attributions
  • NPnonreferentiala cave; caves of all kinds
   kū OC: khluud MC: khuot 2 Attributions
  • nplacecave
  • nadVplacein a cave; in caves (perhaps best read as a preposed object, though)
山窟   shān kū OC: sreen khluud MC: ʂɣɛn khuot 0 Attributions
  • NPmountain cave

Existing SW for

Here are Syntactic Words already defined in the database: