AQUATIC ANIMALS  水裡動物

ANIMALS that LIVE IN WATER.
Old Chinese Criteria

1. The generic term for animals living in water is yú biē 魚鱉, and one suspects that this term does NOT apply to fish and sea turtles only.

2. Zhì 蛭 is a leech.

3. Luó 螺 is a spiral shell.

4. Xiè 蟹 is a crab living in lakes and rivers.

5. Shuǐ chóng 水虫 is another general term for aquatic anials. It ussuallz refers to the large or dangerous animals.

6. A general term for aquatic animals is shuǐ zú 水族.

7. Yú 魚 is the general word for a fish, and the word is also used as a technical term referring generally to aquatic animals.

8. Gé 蛤 refers to a clam of a round shape.

9. Bàng 蚌 is an oval shell.

10. Chóng 虫 is a general term for aquatic animals, and it can specifically refer to a fish.

11. È 鱷 refers to a crocodile.

Attributions by syntactic funtion

  • n : 6
  • NP{N1&N2} : 5
  • NPc : 1

Attributions by text

  • 論衡 : 3
  • 莊子 : 2
  • 呂氏春秋 : 2
  • 淮南子 : 2
  • 孟子 : 1
  • 荀子 : 1
  • 六祖壇經 : 1

Words

魚鱉   yú biē OC: ŋɡla ped MC: ŋi̯ɤ piɛt 5 Attributions

The generic term for animals living in water is yú biē 魚鱉, and one suspects that this term does NOT apply to fish and sea turtles only. [GENERAL]

  • NP{N1&N2}nonreferentialfish and tortoises in general; aquatic animals
   xiè OC: ɡreeʔ MC: ɦɣɛ 4 Attributions

Xiè 蟹 is a crab living in lakes and rivers.

  • ncrab
   zhì OC: kljiɡ MC: tɕit 2 Attributions

Zhì 蛭 is a leech.

  • nleech (aquatic????}
儵魚   shū yú MC: syuwk ngjo OC: qhljɯwɡ ŋɡla 1 Attribution
  • NPcminnow
   bàng OC: brooŋʔ MC: bɣɔŋ 0 Attributions

Bàng 蚌 is an oval shell.

       gé OC: kloob MC: kəp 0 Attributions

    Gé 蛤 refers to a clam of a round shape.

          OC:  MC:  0 Attributions
      • nwater lizard
         luó OC: rool MC: lʷɑ 0 Attributions

      Luó 螺 is a spiral shell.

      • nsea-snail
         chóng OC: ɡrluŋ MC: ɖuŋ 0 Attributions

      Chóng 蟲 is a general term for aquatic animals, and it can specifically refer to a fish.

           yú OC: ŋɡla MC: ŋi̯ɤ 0 Attributions

        Yú 魚 is the general word for a fish.

             è OC: ŋɡlaaɡ MC: ŋɑk 0 Attributions

          È 鱷 refers to a crocodile.

            水族   shuǐ zú OC: qhjulʔ sɡooɡ MC: ɕi dzuk 0 Attributions

            A general term for aquatic animals is shuǐ zú 水族.

              水蟲   shuǐ chóng OC: qhjulʔ ɡrluŋ MC: ɕi ɖuŋ 0 Attributions

              Shuǐ chóng 水蟲 is another general term for aquatic anials. It ussuallz refers to the large or dangerous animals.

                Existing SW for

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