BALD  禿頭

LACKING HAIR ON one's HEAD.
HAIRLESSSMOOTHSHAVENDEPILATEDBALD-HEADEDCHROME-DOMEDGLABROUSBALD-PATED
Kind Of

LACK

Old Chinese Criteria

[ARTIFICIAL/NATURAL]

[COMMON/RARE]

1. Tū 禿 refers to baldness as a natural condition and particularly as a defect.

[NATURAL]

2. Kūn 髡 probably refers to baldness as brought about deliberately through shaving, and the basic meaning of the word is "to shave", but the word is common in personal names where it is more likely to refer to natural baldness.

[ARTIFICIAL]; [[RARE]]

Modern Chinese Criteria

光禿禿

禿

拔頂 is inchoative, "to become bald".

禿頂 is inchoative, "to become bald".

禿子 refers to a bald person.

濯濯 refers figuratively to the "baldness" of mountains.

禿頂

禿鶖

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

Attributions by syntactic funtion

  • v[adN] : 3
  • vi : 3
  • vadN : 2
  • VPi : 1
  • NP : 1

Attributions by text

  • 臨濟錄 : 4
  • 呂氏春秋 : 2
  • 禮記 : 2
  • 春秋穀梁傳 : 1
  • 百喻經 : 1

Words

禿   tū OC: thooɡ MC: thuk 8 Attributions
  • v[adN]bald person
  • vadNbald
  • vibald
  • vichangebecome bald, become bare
禿子   tū zǐ OC: thooɡ sklɯʔ MC: thuk tsɨ 1 Attribution
  • NPbald-head, bald person
頭禿   tóu tū OC: doo thooɡ MC: du thuk 1 Attribution
  • VPichangebecome bald
   tuí OC: ɡ-luul MC: duo̝i 0 Attributions
  • vibe bald
   kūn OC: khluun MC: khuo̝n 0 Attributions

person who has shaved his hair off

  • v[adN]bald person

Existing SW for

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