Taxonomy of meanings for 至:

  • zhì (OC: kljiɡs MC: tɕi) 脂利切 去 廣韻:【到也説文曰鳥飛从髙下至地也篆文象形脂利切十三 】
    • GO TO
      • vt(oN)turn up; go along to the contextually determinate person; attend a contextually determinate event
      • vt+prep+Ngo to a place; go to so as to meddle with
      • vtoN.-V[0]go to N in order to V
      • vtoNgo to
      • resultative>ARRIVE
        • vifigurative(e.g. of the night) come, arrive
        • vt(oN)arrive on the scene; turn up; move in to take action; come to join
        • vt(oN)subj=nonhumanto reach (a contextually determinate stage or place)
        • vt[oN]arrive at one's goal; arrive at the place where the speaker is
        • vt+prep+N.postadVto the place N
        • vt+prep+Nfigurativearrive at (an intellectual point)
        • vt+prep+Nperfectivearrive at, turn up; get to (a place);
        • vt+V[0]go so far as to VP, get to the point of; approach the ultimate point.
        • vtoNperfectivearrive at, turn up at; get to (a place); abstract: advance to the position of; attain to
        • vtt(oN1.)+prep+N2causativeto cause something contextually determinate N1 to reach (somebody N2); to extend something contextually determinate N1 (to somebody N2)
        • vtt(oN1.)+prep+N2cause N1 to reach as far as N2
        • vt(oN)arrive at the contextually determinate place N
        • so as to join>RALLY
          • vt(oN)flock to (someone), rally to (e.g. a virtuous ruler)
          • vt(oN)causativeloan for 致: summon; invite (a contextually determinate object)
          • vt+prep+Ncome and rally to
        • generalised>REACH
          • vt(oN)reach as far as the contextually determinate object; get to the contextually determinate object
          • vt+prep+Ngo as far as; reach as far as (a place)
          • vt+prep+Nfigurativeget to the point of Nab-act-ing, reach the level of N
          • vt+V[0]figurativego as far as to V
          • vt0oN.adVwhen it comes to the time N
          • vt0oN.postadVtobject=placereach to > to (preposition. marking the resultative destination of a movement)
          • vt0oN1.postadVtoN2reaching until> as far as, to
          • vtoNreach, get to
          • vt N1.postad N2figurativego as far as to the extent N1 of N2
          • vtoNfigurativereach an abstract N
          • vt[oN]reach one's aim
          • level of action>ACHIEVE
            • nabstativelevel of attainment
            • vt+prep+Nfigurativeabstractly: advance to the position of; attain to
            • vt+prep+Nab{ACT}get to the point of V-ing
            • vt+prep+Smanage to bring it about that S
            • vt+V[0]go so far as to V; get as far as to V; achieve, get to the point of V-ing (doing something one is aiming for)
            • vtoNachieve (an aim, a desirable state)
            • in something difficult>SUCCEED
              • viperfectivelead to the desired end, Danish: foere frem; reach perfection
              • vt[oN]succeed in something
            • high degree>INTENSELY
              • vadVextremely
            • high level>IMPORTANT
              • visuperlativeto be of greatest importance
              • v[adN]what is most important
          • putative>RESPECT
            • vtoNpay the ultimate respect to
            • very high level>EXTREME
              • v[adNab]ultimate point, extreme stage
              • vadNextreme
              • vadVextremely; to the highest degree; be the most (marker of superlative)
              • viactbe extreme; go to extremes
          • ultimate>PERFECT
            • plurthose who reach perfection, people who reach perfection
            • nabmetaphysicalthe ultimate point; the perfect state
            • nabsubj=nonhumanthe ultimate point, the extreme manifestation
            • vadNperfect, consummate
            • vadNmathematical termCHEMLA 2003:
            • vadV.adNperfectly 至治之國
            • vadVextremely, perfectly, ultimately (well-governed etc), consummately
            • vibe perfect; ultimate; truly perfect
            • vichangereach perfection
            • vadVsupremely
            • vadNsuperlativebest, most perfect
        • abstract (ca arrive!)>HAPPEN
          • vt0+prep+Nit comes to the situation N
          • vt0oNit gets to the point of N-ing
          • vt0oSget to the point of S being or becoming the case
          • vicome to pass; arise
          • nab.post-Neventthe occurrence of N
          • grammaticalised, time>UNTIL
            • vt0+prep+N.postadVuntil; upto
            • vt01+prep+N1.postVt02+N2:adSuntil; to 由。。。至於
            • vt0oN.adSuntil
            • vt0oN.adVuntil
            • vt0oN.postadVuntil
            • vt0oN1.post-N2:adSuntil
        • metaphorical>ARISE
          • nabeventoccurrence
          • viprocessoccur, take place 大風至
          • grammaticalised “when it comes to”>TOPIC MARKER
            • vt0.+prep+N(TOPIC):+Stopicwhen it comes to 至於
            • vt0oN.adSwhen it comes to
            • vt0oN.adStopicwhen it comes to (the topic)