DENY  否定

SPEAK:say that something that has been SAID is UNTRUE.
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Taxonoymy

ATHEISM

Antonymy

ADMIT

Kind Of

SPEAK

Old Chinese Criteria

1. There are no common words for denial in pre-Buddhist Chinese. Fēi 非 has declarative transitive uses, I think, but I have not yet identified a clear relevant example.

Modern Chinese Criteria

否定 is the current modern word for denial.

否決 is to make or pass a decision against something.

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 18.34

COMENIUS 1665 De Rerum Humanarum Emendatione 495

CONTRADICERE aliqvid ab aliqvo affirmatum negare, aut contra. hoc ut sit legitimum opus est 1. rem aliter scire. 2. certo scire. 3.Scire usum contraditionis.

Detailed analysis

SCHMIDT 1889 Handbuch der lateinischen und griechischen Synonymik 18

T.W.HARBSMEIER 2004 A New Dictionary of Classical Greek Synonyms NO. 95

Attributions by syntactic funtion

  • vtoN : 2

Attributions by text

  • 史記 : 2

Words

   wú MC: mju OC: ma 2 Attributions
  • vtoNdeclarativedeny the existence of
   fǒu OC: pɯʔ MC: pɨu 0 Attributions
  • vtoNdeny
   fēi OC: pɯl MC: pɨi 0 Attributions

There are no common words for denial in pre-Buddhist Chinese. Fēi 非 has declarative transitive uses, I think, but I have not yet identified a clear relevant example.

  • vtoNcausativeconsider as wrong, gainsay
   shí OC: ɢljɯɡ MC: ʑɨk 0 Attributions
  • vtoNdeny 食言 "deny one's earlier statements"

Existing SW for

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