ENVOY  使者

OFFICIAL who is SENT by the GOVERNMENT to ACT:perform a TASK.
AMBASSADOREMISSARYDIPLOMATCONSULATTACHéCHARGé D'AFFAIRESPLENIPOTENTIARYNUNCIOREPRESENTATIVEDELEGATEPROXYSURROGATELIAISONSPOKESPERSONAGENTINTERMEDIARYMEDIATORINFORMAL GO-BETWEENHISTORICAL LEGATE
Kind Of

OFFICIAL

Old Chinese Criteria

1. The current formal word for an envoy is shǐ zhě 使者.

2. Shǐ/shì 使 can refer to an envoy.

Modern Chinese Criteria

使者

使節

使君

使命

使人

使

星使

行使

大使

行李 refers to an ordinary messenger of less than diplomatic status.

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

LANGIUS 1631 Anthologia sive Florilegium rerum et materiarum selectarum

LEGATIO/LEGATI

NUNCIUS

PILLON 1850 Handbook of Greek Synonymes, from the French of M. Alex. Pillon, Librarian of the Bibliothèque Royale , at Paris, and one of the editors of the new edition of Plaché's Dictionnaire Grec-Français, edited, with notes, by the Rev. Thomas Kerchever Arnold, M.A. Rector of Lyndon, and late fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge no. 4,5,6

T.W.HARBSMEIER 2004 A New Dictionary of Classical Greek Synonyms no. 5/6

Attributions by syntactic funtion

  • NP : 20
  • NP{vadN} : 15
  • n : 14
  • vtoN : 6
  • vi : 4
  • v[adN] : 2
  • vi+prep+N : 2
  • NP=Npr : 2
  • NPpost-N : 1
  • nab : 1

Attributions by text

  • 春秋左傳 : 29
  • 韓非子 : 14
  • 晏子春秋 : 3
  • 說苑 : 3
  • 莊子 : 3
  • 賢愚經 : 3
  • 史記 : 2
  • 論語 : 2
  • 呂氏春秋 : 2
  • 戰國策 : 2
  • 列子 : 1
  • 管子 : 1
  • 百喻經 : 1
  • 臨濟錄 : 1

Words

使   shǐ OC: srɯʔ MC: ʂɨ 27 Attributions

Shǐ/shì 使 can refer to an envoy.

  • nenvoy
  • vi+prep+Nact as an envoy in/to N
  • vtoNact as an envoy to (a place); go on an official mission to
  • viactbe on an official mission
  • nabactdiplomatic official mission
行人   xíng rén OC: ɢraaŋ njin MC: ɦɣaŋ ȵin 17 Attributions

Xíng rén refers to an envoy.

  • NP{vadN}Diplomatic Secretary; master of etiquette; official emissary of lower status than the formal envoy 使
  • NP=Nprenvoy Npr
使者   shǐ zhě OC: srɯʔ kljaʔ MC: ʂɨ tɕɣɛ 13 Attributions

The current formal word for an envoy is shǐ zhě 使者.

  • NP=Nprthe emissary Npr
  • NPemissary, envoy
  • NPpost-NN's envoy
使人   shǐ rén OC: srɯʔ njin MC: ʂɨ ȵin 4 Attributions
  • NPreferentialemissary; messenger
   chuán OC: don MC: ɖiɛn 2 Attributions
  • v[adN]messenger; courrier
王人   wáng rén OC: ɢʷaŋ njin MC: ɦi̯ɐŋ ȵin 2 Attributions
  • NProyal envoy
行李   xíng lǐ OC: ɢraaŋ ɡ-rɯʔ MC: ɦɣaŋ lɨ 2 Attributions
  • NPpluralenvoys
  • NPmessenger; envoy
   rì OC: mljiɡ MC: ȵit 0 Attributions
  • nenvoy travelling in his own fast vehicle
候人   hòu rén OC: ɡoos njin MC: ɦu ȵin 0 Attributions
  • NPenvoy

Existing SW for

Here are Syntactic Words already defined in the database: