CAGE  鳥籠

BOX to REAR BIRDS OR ANIMALS IN, TYPICALLY MADE OF TIMBER, BAMBOO, OR METAL.
ENCLOSUREPENPOUNDCOOPHUTCHBIRDCAGEAVIARYCORRAL
See also

STABLESTABLE

Kind Of

BOX

Old Chinese Criteria

1. The xiá 柙 is a strong restrictive cage which may be very large so as to contain even tigers.

2. Lóng 籠 is prototypically a bamboo bird cage, and the word also has figurative uses.

3. Fán 樊 is a rare word referring to a bird's cage of some kind which we can no longer reconstruct.

Modern Chinese Criteria

鳥籠

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

Attributions by syntactic funtion

  • n : 8
  • vtoN : 5

Attributions by text

  • 莊子 : 4
  • 韓非子 : 3
  • 列子 : 2
  • 陸機集十一卷 : 1
  • 管子 : 1
  • 淮南子 : 1
  • 楚辭 : 1

Words

   lóng OC: b-rooŋ MC: luŋ 6 Attributions

Lóng 籠 is prototypically a bamboo bird cage, and the word also has figurative uses.

  • ncage; bird's cage
  • nadVin a cage LIAOZHAI: 籠養之 "rear in a cage"
  • vtoNfigurativeput in a cage> keep trapped
   xiá OC: ɡraab MC: ɦɣap 4 Attributions

The xiá 柙 is a strong restrictive cage which may be very large so as to contain even tigers.

  • nstrong cage for wild animals (e.g. for tigers, also rhinoceros)
  • vtoNput in a cage
   fán OC: ban MC: bi̯ɐn 2 Attributions

Fán 樊 is a rare word referring to a bird's cage of some kind which we can no longer reconstruct.

  • ncage
   nú OC: naa MC: nuo̝ 1 Attribution
  • ncage
   lóng OC: b-rooŋ MC: luŋ 0 Attributions
  • nP, late: cage
   gōu OC: koo MC: ku 0 Attributions
  • nbamboo cage

Existing SW for

Here are Syntactic Words already defined in the database: