ECLIPSE  

CHANGE of the APPEARANCE of SUN or MOON so that these LOSE their BRIGHTNESS.
LOTTING OUTBLOCKINGCOVERINGOBSCURINGCONCEALINGDARKENING
Kind Of

CHANGE

Old Chinese Criteria

1. The common general term for an eclipse is shí 蝕 (the earlier form being shí 食 ). It can refer both to a solar eclipse (rì shí 日蝕 ) or lunar eclipse (yuè shí 月蝕 ).

2. Shěng 眚 is a term for an eclipse (both solar and lunar) laying an emphasis on its catastrophical connotations.

3. Quēyǐng 闕景 refers to a solar eclipse.

黄金貴:古漢語同義詞辨釋詞典

HUANG JINGUI 2006

ASTRONOMY 16.

食(蝕),指天體被遮掩而發生虧損,主要包括日月食,五星掩食月亮及恆星,月亮掩食五星及恆星。

薄,指雲氣迫近日月而使日月無光。

斗,主要表示行星靠近。

Modern Chinese Criteria

日蝕

月蝕

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

Attributions by syntactic funtion

  • VPi0 : 2
  • nab : 1
  • NP : 1

Attributions by text

  • 春秋左傳 : 3
  • 百喻經 : 1

Words

日有食之   rì yǒu shí zhī OC: mljiɡ ɢʷɯʔ ɢljɯɡ kljɯ MC: ȵit ɦɨu ʑɨk tɕɨ 2 Attributions
  • VPi0there was an eclipse (something is eating into the sun???)
蝕 / 食   shí OC: ɢljɯɡ MC: ʑɨk shí OC: ɢljɯɡ MC: ʑɨk 1 Attribution

The common general term for an eclipse is shí 蝕 (the earlier form being shí 食). It can refer both to a solar eclipse (rì shí 日蝕) or lunar eclipse (yuè shí 月蝕). The common general term for an eclipse is shí 蝕 (the earlier form being shí 食). It can refer both to a solar eclipse (rì shí 日蝕) or lunar eclipse (yuè shí 月蝕).

  • nabeventsolar or lunar eclipse
月蝕   yuè shí OC: ŋod ɢljɯɡ MC: ŋi̯ɐt ʑɨk 1 Attribution
  • NPeclipse of the moon
   shěng OC: sraaŋʔ MC: ʂɣaŋ 0 Attributions

Shěng 眚 is a term for an eclipse (both solar and lunar) laying an emphasis on its catastrophical connotations.

  • nabeventeclipse ?????
日蝕   rì shí OC: mljiɡ ɢljɯɡ MC: ȵit ʑɨk 0 Attributions
  • NPabeventeclipse HANSHU: 有日蝕地震之變 There were extraordinary events like solar eclipses and earthquakes.
有食   yǒu shí OC: ɢʷɯʔ ɢljɯɡ MC: ɦɨu ʑɨk 0 Attributions
  • VPieventOBI: have an eclipse (as of the moon)
闕景   què, quē jǐng OC: khod kraŋʔ MC: khi̯ɐt kɣaŋ 0 Attributions

Quēyǐng 闕景 refers to a solar eclipse.

  • NPabeventeclipse

Existing SW for

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