BRAIN  腦子

SOFT BODY TISSUE INSIDE THE HEAD.
See also

SKULL

Kind Of

BODY TISSUE

Old Chinese Criteria

1. Nǎo 腦 is the standard word for the physiological substance of the brain, and there is no reference to the brain as the seat of thought or intelligence.

Modern Chinese Criteria

腦子

腦海

腦力

頭腦

腦筋

腦瓜子

腦袋瓜兒

腦袋

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 4.203

REY 2005 Dictionnaire culturel en langue francaise 1.1365

WU SANXING 2008 中國文化背景八千詞 Zhongguo wenhua beijing ba qian ci 58

TENG SHOU-HSIN 1996 Chinese Synonyms Usage Dictionary

Attributions by syntactic funtion

  • nm : 5

Attributions by text

  • 呂氏春秋 : 1
  • 禮記 : 1
  • 論衡 : 1
  • 管子 : 1
  • 史記 : 1

Words

   nǎo OC: nuuʔ MC: nɑu 5 Attributions
  • nmbrain

Existing SW for

Here are Syntactic Words already defined in the database: