Taxonomy of meanings for 年:

  • nián (OC: niin MC: nen) 奴顚切 平 廣韻:【同秊 】
  • nián (OC: niin MC: nen) 奴顚切 平 廣韻:【榖熟曰年奴顚切三 】
    • HARVEST
      • nOBI 4: in OBI: good harvest; Warring States: yearly harvest (good or bad) 豐年 "bumper harvest"; 2. year with good harvest
      • npost-Nharvest of N
      • nab.t(harvesting of>) harvest of something;
      • n{PRED}
      • abstract, time>YEAR
        • nyear; years of age; age sān shí nián 三十年 "thirty years", NOT: "thirty years old". Nián sān shí 年三十 "thirty years old" and "for thirty years".
        • nderivedlong period of time; years (often with an attribute concerning the common prosperity etc. 凶年)
        • npostNprera of reign
        • nadNBuddhist: of the same entrance year (in a school or monastery) 年兄
        • n.redyear in and year out
        • npost-V{NUM}.postadV
        • npost-V{NUM}.postadVfor V years
        • exact number of in one’s life>AGE
          • nab(post-N)the contextually determinate N's age; the number of years one lives, the time-span one has lived or will live 盡其天年
          • nadSin age
          • nadVin age, by years 年老 "old in age"
          • nabtimeyears of age
          • nab.post-Nthe age of N
        • series of>PERIOD
          • nperiod; years of one's life 遐年 "later years; old age"