BEAK  鳥喙

MOUTH of a BIRD.
Kind Of

MOUTH

Old Chinese Criteria

[NOUN/PARTICLE/VERB]

1. The current general word for a beak is zhòu 咮.

[VERB]

2. Zhuó 啄 is to peck with a beak and is probably derived from the preceding. See BITE

[NOUN]

黄金貴:古漢語同義詞辨釋詞典

HUANG JINGUI 2006

ANIMALS 29.

咮,最早的鳥嘴專稱。

喙,鳥嘴的通稱;,也指獸、魚、蟲的尖嘴。

嘴,本作觜,中古以前指鳥嘴,有口語色彩;中古時候引申指其他動物的尖嘴

。口,本指人嘴;泛指動物嘴時,側重指能發聲、吞吐、張大的嘴。

Modern Chinese Criteria

鳥喙

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

HUANG JINGUI 1995 古代文化詞異集類辨考 Gudai wenhua ci yi ji lei bian kao 520

WANG FENGYANG 1993 古辭辨 Gu ci bian 113

Attributions by syntactic funtion

  • n : 3

Attributions by text

  • 戰國策 : 1
  • 山海經 : 1
  • 韓詩外傳 : 1

Words

   huì MC: tsyhwejH OC: qhlods 2 Attributions
  • nbeak
   hàn OC: ɡlɯɯmʔ MC: ɦəm 1 Attribution
  • nbeak
   zhòu OC: tus MC: ʈɨu 0 Attributions

The only general word for a beak is zhòu 咮. [VERB]

  • nbird's beak
   zhuó OC: rtooɡ MC: ʈɣɔk 0 Attributions

Zhuó 啄 is to peck with a beak and is probably derived from the preceding. See BITE [NOUN]

  • nbird's beak
  • nadVinstrumentwith the beak 啄息
    MC:  OC:  0 Attributions
  • nbeak

Existing SW for

Here are Syntactic Words already defined in the database: