BEAR  

BIG BROWN WILD BEAST, DANGEROUS TO HUMANS. [BIOLOGY]
BROWN BEARGRIZZLY BEAR
Kind Of

BEAST

Old Chinese Criteria

1. The current general term for a bear is xióng 熊.

2. Pí 羆 tends to refer to the brown bear.

3. Xióng pí 熊羆 refers to a bear of any sort.

Modern Chinese Criteria

熊貓

貓熊

大熊貓

大貓熊

小熊貓

小貓熊

first rough draft to identify synonym group members for future analysis, based on CL. 18.11.2003. CH/

BUCK 1988 A Dictionary of Selected Synonyms in the Principal Indo-European Languages 3.73

FINSTERBUSCH 1966 Verzeichnis und Motivindex der Han-Darstellungen 200

Baer:

FINSTERBUSCH 2000 Verzeichnis und Motivindex der Han-Darstellungen 722

Baer:

The bear was a favourite subject in Han reliefs.

REY 2005 Dictionnaire culturel en langue francaise 3.1245

WANG FENGYANG 1993 古辭辨 Gu ci bian

PAULY 1894-1973 Realencyklopädie der classischen Altertumswissenschaft 2.2759

BAER

BAECHTHOLD-STAEUBLI 1987 Handwörterbuch des deutschen Aberglaubens 1.886

Attributions by syntactic funtion

  • n : 6
  • NP : 1

Attributions by text

  • 春秋左傳 : 3
  • 毛詩 : 2
  • 百喻經 : 1
  • 淮南子 : 1

Words

   xióng OC: ɢum MC: ɦuŋ 5 Attributions

General term for a bear is xióng 熊.

  • nHS 65: black??? bear
   pí OC: pral MC: piɛ 1 Attribution

Pí 羆 ussually refers to the brown bear.

  • nHS 65: tawny??? bear
熊羆   xióng pí OC: ɢum pral MC: ɦuŋ piɛ 1 Attribution

Xióngpí 熊羆 refers to a bear of any sort.

  • NPnonreferentialbears; bear
豿    OC:  MC:  0 Attributions
  • nbear

Existing SW for

Here are Syntactic Words already defined in the database: