DROUGHT  

LACK of EXPECTED RAIN.
DRY SPELLLACK OF RAINSHORTAGE OF WATER
Kind Of

LACK

Old Chinese Criteria

1. The current general word for wealther conditions of drought is hàn 旱.

2. Hàn 暵 is reconstructed as common in OBI referring to scorching and parching heat.

Modern Chinese Criteria

大旱

久旱

亢旱

田地龜裂

旱魃為虐

赤地千里

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

Attributions by syntactic funtion

  • nab : 17
  • vi0 : 11
  • vi : 5

Attributions by text

  • 春秋左傳 : 7
  • 禮記 : 6
  • 管子 : 5
  • 孟子 : 4
  • 說苑 : 2
  • 莊子 : 2
  • 荀子 : 2
  • 墨子 : 1
  • 呂氏春秋 : 1
  • 毛詩 : 1
  • 韓非子 : 1
  • 史記 : 1

Words

   hàn OC: ɡaanʔ MC: ɦɑn 33 Attributions

The current general word for wealther conditions of drought is hàn 旱.

  • nabeventa drought; short period of famine
  • vibe stricken by drought; be characterised by drought 歲旱
  • vi0there is a drought
   hàn OC: qhlaans MC: hɑn 0 Attributions

Hàn 暵 is reconstructed as common in OBI referring to scorching and parching heat.

  • viOBI: be all parched (as fields)

Existing SW for

Here are Syntactic Words already defined in the database: