INNOCENT  無辜不辜

LACK GUILT.
GUILTLESSBLAMELESSIN THE CLEARUNIMPEACHABLEIRREPROACHABLEABOVE SUSPICIONFAULTLESSHONORABLEHONESTUPRIGHTLAW-ABIDINGINFORMAL SQUEAKY CLEANHARMLESSBENIGNINNOCUOUSSAFEINOFFENSIVE
Antonymy

GUILTGUILTY

Kind Of

GOOD

Old Chinese Criteria

1. The standard idiomatic phrase for innocence is bù gū 不辜.

2. Wú zuì 無罪 is a very common periphrastic phrase for general innocence.

Modern Chinese Criteria

無辜

無罪

清白無辜

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 21.36

LANGIUS 1631 Anthologia sive Florilegium rerum et materiarum selectarum

INNOCENTIA

T.W.HARBSMEIER 2004 A New Dictionary of Classical Greek Synonyms no.65

FRANKE 1989 Bibliographisches Handbuch zur Sprachinhaltsforschung. Teil II. Systematischer Teil. B. Ordnung nach Sinnbezirken (mit einem alphabetischen Begriffsschluessel): Der Mensch und seine Welt im Spiegel der Sprachforschung 146B

Attributions by syntactic funtion

  • VP[adN.]postVt : 27
  • VPi : 18
  • VP[adN] : 11
  • VPadN : 6
  • vtoN : 3
  • VP[adN] : 1
  • NPab(.post-N) : 1
  • nab : 1
  • NPab{vt{NEG}+V(.adN)} : 1

Attributions by text

  • 春秋左傳 : 10
  • 韓非子 : 10
  • 孟子 : 9
  • 管子 : 8
  • 呂氏春秋 : 7
  • 說苑 : 5
  • 尚書 : 5
  • 晏子春秋 : 3
  • 長短經 : 2
  • 史記 : 2
  • 禮記 : 1
  • 論衡 : 1
  • 春秋穀梁傳 : 1
  • 荀子 : 1
  • 韓詩外傳 : 1
  • 楚辭 : 1
  • 五行 : 1
  • 法句經 : 1

Words

無罪   wú zuì OC: ma sbuulʔ MC: mi̯o dzuo̝i 33 Attributions

Wú zuì 無罪 is a very common periphrastic phrase for general innocence.

  • VP[adN]the innocent
  • VPadNinnocent
  • VPibe innocent; be blameless
  • NPab(.post-N)the innocence of the contextually determinate person N
  • VP[adN]N=actinnocent action
不辜   bù gū OC: pɯʔ kaa MC: pi̯ut kuo̝ 31 Attributions

The standard idiomatic phrase for innocence is bù gū 不辜.

  • NPab{vt{NEG}+V(.adN)}innocence
  • VP[adN.]postVtinnocent person 殺三不辜, 一不辜
  • VPadNmarkedinnocent
   bái bó bái MC: baek OC: braaɡ 3 Attributions
  • vtoNprove or show to be innocent; swear to the innocence of
無辜   wú gū OC: ma kaa MC: mi̯o kuo̝ 2 Attributions
  • VP[adN]pluralthe innocent
  • nabfeatureinnocence

Existing SW for

Here are Syntactic Words already defined in the database: