Taxonomy of meanings for 聖:

  • shèng (OC: qhljeŋs MC: ɕiɛŋ) 式正切 去 廣韻:【生也通也聲也風俗通云聖者聲也言聞聲知情故曰聖式正切一 】
    • HERO
      • n{PRED}be a hero
      • ncultural hero
      • n=NprtitleSaint (e.g. Saint Thomas)
      • quality, social>GREAT
        • nadN(made great by the presence of ancient sages>) great, hallowed
        • vibe sacred?, be hallowed
        • Buddhist>SACRED
          • vadNBuddh: sacred, holy
          • GOOD
            • nabmoraloutstanding goodness, exemplary moral excellence
            • vtoNreflexive.自consider oneself as morally supreme and sage-like
          • EMPEROR
            • nadNimperial
      • quality, personal>WISE
        • n.red:adVREDUP: from sage to sage
        • nabfeaturequality of a sage, sageliness
        • nabprocessbecoming a sage
        • nabsubjectwhat is sagely > the holy
        • nadNwise, sagely
        • v[adN]sage
        • vadNsagely, sagacious
        • vibe extraordinarily talented; be of superior or supreme intelligence; be sage-like; be a sage
        • vichangebecome a sage
        • vtoNputativeoccasionally: regard as sagely or extraordinarily talented
        • vtoNputative.reflex.自consider oneself a sage (a cardinal sin)
        • concrete>SKILLFUL
          • npost-Nexpert of N 草聖 "expert in plants"
          • specificically>QUICK
            • nadVat supreme speed