APPRECIATE  喜歡

BELIEVE INTENSELY that something is GOOD AND IMPORTANT.
VALUETREASUREADMIRERESPECTHOLD IN HIGH REGARDTHINK HIGHLY OFTHINK MUCH OF
Taxonoymy

ADMIREPRECIOUS

See also

PRECIOUS

Kind Of

BELIEVE

Old Chinese Criteria

[ABSOLUTE/GRADED]

[EMOTIONAL/UNEMOTIONAL]

[GENERAL/SPECIFIC]

[HIGH-DEGREE/LOW-DEGREE]

[POETIC/PROSAIC]

1. Guì 貴 is the most general word for appreciating the importance which is inherent in something, and the word is comparative in nuance.

[GRADED], [GENERAL], [UNEMOTIONAL]

2. Zhēn 珍 is an elevated word referring to very intense appreciation or prizing of something as invaluable and as being of more than purely material value.

[EMOTIONAL], [HIGH-DEGREE], [POETIC]

3. Bǎo 寶 refers to the treasuring of something as something that one has, keeps as a treasure, and is loath to lose.

[EMOTIONAL], [HIGH-DEGREE]

Modern Chinese Criteria

喜歡

喜愛

喜好

歡喜

愛慕

愛好

欣賞

希罕

好尚

愛不釋手

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

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APPRECIER.ESTIMR.PRISER

Attributions by syntactic funtion

  • vtoN : 57
  • vt(oN) : 5
  • vt+V[0] : 3
  • vtoN : 2
  • vt[oN] : 1
  • vt[0]oN : 1
  • VPtoN : 1

Attributions by text

  • 韓非子 : 17
  • 荀子 : 10
  • 阮籍集四卷 : 5
  • 呂氏春秋 : 5
  • 管子 : 4
  • 論語 : 3
  • 春秋左傳 : 3
  • 淮南子 : 3
  • 禮記 : 2
  • 孝經 : 2
  • 陸機集十一卷 : 2
  • 孟子 : 2
  • 史記 : 2
  • 韓詩外傳 : 2
  • 莊子 : 1
  • 說苑 : 1
  • 賢愚經 : 1
  • 戰國策 : 1
  • 老子 : 1
  • 新論-漢-桓譚 : 1
  • 文子 : 1
  • 尹文子 : 1

Words

   guì OC: kluds MC: kɨi 42 Attributions

Guì 貴 is the most general word for appreciating the importance of something which is comparative in nuance. [COMPARATIVE], [GENERAL], [UNEMOTIONAL]

  • vt(oN)putativeprize the contextually determinate person; hold the contextually determinate N in high esteem
  • vifigurativebe treasured as a non-material asset
  • vt+V[0]putativeset great store by V-ing [Here as often the V in object position is hard to distinguish from an Nab. The criterion for the distintion in general is whether the subject of what we call V has to be the same as that of the vt.]
  • vtoNpassivebe highly esteemed by 貴於
  • vtoNputativehold in high esteem; set great store by, prize highly; regard as very important
  • vtoNputative.reflex.自have high self-esteem
  • vtoNputativevalue (oneself) highly
  • vt[0]oNsuperlativeexhortatory: one should value most highly
  • vt[oN]passiveputative: be treasured; be prized highly
   zūn OC: tsuun MC: tsuo̝n 9 Attributions
  • vtoNpassivebe appreciated; be highly esteemed; be highly valued
  • vtoNpsychset very high store by, prize very highly
  • vtoNpsychhave high (self-)esteem; MSC: "have self-esteem"
   bǎo OC: puuʔ MC: pɑu 6 Attributions

Bǎo 寶 refers to the treasuring of something as something that one has and keeps as a treasure. [EMOTIONAL], [HIGH-DEGREE]

  • vtoNputativeto treasure, to consider as very precious
  • vtoNpassivebe appreciated 可寶
  • vtoNputative.reflex.自consider (oneself) as valuable
   zhēn OC: k-lɯn MC: ʈin 5 Attributions

Zhēn 珍 is an elevated word referring to very intense appreciation of something as invaluable and as being of more than purely material value. [EMOTIONAL], [HIGH-DEGREE], [POETIC]

  • vtoNpsychrevel in (one's own) preciousness
  • vtoNputativeconsider as precious; appreciate as worthy of appreciation
   zhī OC: te MC: ʈiɛ 2 Attributions
  • vt(oN)rightly recognize the quality of
  • vtoNpassivebe recognised for one's worth
   shàng MC: dzyangH OC: djaŋs 2 Attributions
  • vtoNset great store by, value highly
  • vt[0]oNsuperlativeexhortatory: one should value most highly
   zhòng MC: drjowng OC: doŋʔ 2 Attributions
  • vtoNappreciate as important
服嘗   fú cháng OC: bɯɡ djaŋ MC: buk dʑi̯ɐŋ 1 Attribution
  • VPtoNtaste and appreciate
   gāo MC: -- OC: -- 1 Attribution
  • vtoNhold in high esteem, be specially concerned with
   qì OC: khrɯds MC: khi 0 Attributions
  • vtoNappreciate, value hiehly
  • vttoN.+V[0]appreciate N as V
    MC:  OC:  0 Attributions
  • vtoNhold in high esteem, be specially concerned with

Existing SW for

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