Taxonomy of meanings for 聘:

  • 聘 pìn (OC: phleŋs MC: pʰiɛŋ) 匹正切 去 廣韻:【聘問也訪也匹正切三 】
    • INVITE
      • vtoNsend a delegation out to invite someone formally
      • vtoNpassivebe politely employed on a formal mission
      • nabinvitation
    • MARRY
      • vt[oN]get married to someone
      • vtoNinvite to become one's wife> marry
      • vt+prep+Nask to marry a person from N (also on behalf of someone else!)
    • VISIT
      • vt+prep+Npay a formal visit to (normally a state)
      • vtoN聘於pay a formal visit to a distinguished person or send a distinguished delegation to such a person
      • vt(oN)visit the contextually determinate person; pay a formal visit to a distinguished contextually determinate person or send a distinguished delegation to such a person
      • nab.tactpolite visit
    • REQUEST
      • GIFT
        • vt+prep+Noffer a polite/ritual present to