BLESS  保佑

PRAISE SUPERNATURALLY AND HELP SUPERNATURALLY.
BLESSING

Kind Of

HELP

Old Chinese Criteria

[PRACTICAL/VERBAL]

1. Yòu 右/佑/祐 refers to the active blessings conferred on humans by the spirits or gods.

[PRACTICAL]

2. Zhù 祝 refers to the use of language to enlist the spirits in support for someone, and in a broader sense the word can refer to the formal expression of good wishes for someone on festive occasions.

[VERBAL]

Modern Chinese Criteria

保佑

庇佑

呵護

蔭庇

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 22.23

JONES 2005 Encyclopedia of Religion

Attributions by syntactic funtion

  • vtoN : 5
  • nab : 3
  • nm : 1
  • NPab : 1
  • vt(oN) : 1

Attributions by text

  • 春秋左傳 : 2
  • 韓詩外傳 : 2
  • 法句經 : 2
  • 論衡 : 1
  • 莊子 : 1
  • 周易 : 1
  • 祖堂集 : 1
  • 忠經 : 1

Words

   yòu OC: ɢʷɯs MC: ɦɨu 5 Attributions
  • nmdivine assistance (NOT succour, because this form of assistance does not typically go to those who are in trouble.)
  • vt(oN)bless the contextually determinate person
  • vtoNcome to the divine aid of, support by divine means
  • vtoNreflexive.自be of spiritual aid (to oneself)
   zhù OC: tjuɡ MC: tɕuk 5 Attributions
  • nabactblessing
  • vtoNcongratulate, formally commend, bless; bring out a toast in favour of or for
天休   tiān xiū OC: lʰiin qhu MC: then hɨu 1 Attribution
  • NPabblessing from heaven
   yòu OC: ɢʷɯs MC: ɦɨu 0 Attributions
  • vtoNbless
��    OC:  MC:  0 Attributions
  • vtoNmiddle voicebe blessed; turn out in accordance with one's hopes

Existing SW for

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