Taxonomy of meanings for 遷:

  • 遷 qiān (OC: tshen MC: tsʰiɛn) 七然切 平 廣韻:【去下之髙也詩云遷于喬木七然切八 】
    • MOVE
      • viactmove to another place, move one's capital;
      • viactchange one's ways; change one's ways to; transfer (to another person)
      • vt+prep+NN=placemove to (a place); move within (a place)
      • vtoNshunt, move
      • vtoNabfigurativemove to a different place
      • vttoN1.+prep+N2move N1 to (or in relation to) place N2
      • oneself from scene>LEAVE
        • move to join>RALLY
          • upwards>ASCEND
              • figurative: be moved to delight>DELIGHT
              • causative: concrete>TRANSPORT
                  • abstract>TRANSMIT
                    • vttoN1.+prep+N2transmit N1 to N2
                • transitive>DISPLACE
                  • nabacttransferral, change (e.g. in office); reallocation
                  • vt+prep+Npassiveget moved to
                  • vtoNN=humantransfer, move about to new duties
                  • vttoN1.+prep+N2move (something or somebody N1) to ( a place N2); relocate N1 to the place N2 遷紀于郱、鄑、郚
                  • vt+prep+Ndisplace oneself (i.e. one's capital) to N; move to N
                  • vtoNremove
                  • so as to become absent>REMOVE
                    • vtoNmove (an oject) to another place
                    • vttoN1.+prep+N2fromremove (something N1) from (some place N2)群臣遷大國之跡於鄭
                    • by order, from state>EXILE
                    • in all directions>SCATTER
                    • abstract: one's qualities>CHANGE
                      • nabactchange (of office), promotion or demotion
                      • viactchange one's ways
                      • vichangechange to the worse; get degraded
                      • vt+V[0]change so as to become V
                      • vtoNchange (something)
                      • vtoNobject=rankchange upwards or downwards (rank or office of a person etc)
                      • vtoNpassiveget changed by an administrative decision
                      • viprocessundergo changes
                      • commendatory>IMPROVE
                        • vidurativekeep progressing, keep changing for better
                    • administrative: upwards in status>PROMOTE
                      • vtoNchange (office), transfer to (a new office)
                      • vtoNpassivebe promoted
                    • administrative: downwards in status>DEMOTE
                      • nabactdemotion by being transferred to a new location
                      • vtoNsend into internal exile, remove from office; demote
                      • vtoNpassivebe transferred and demoted by way of punishment
                • 遷 qiān (OC: snʰiin MC: tsʰen) 蒼先切 平 廣韻:【伺候也進也又迁葬又標記也 】