Taxonomy of meanings for 原:

  • 原 yuán (OC: ŋɡon MC: ŋʷiɐn) 愚袁切 平 廣韻:【廣平曰原亦州名漢髙平縣魏爲鎭州又改原州蓋取髙平曰原爲名又姓孔子弟子有原憲説文本作邍原即與厵同 】
    • =源SOURCE
      • nabmetaphysicaloriginal source, origin
      • n{PLACE}adVfrom the source
      • nadNfigurativeoriginal
      • nsource
      • nadVlike a fount, like a source
      • abstract>CAUSE
        • nabmetaphysicalbasic causes
        • abstract: logical>BASIS
        • figurative>BEGIN
            • try to find basic features of>INVESTIGATE
              • vt(oN)get to the bottom of something contextually determinate
              • vtoNinvestigate to the bottom, investigate systematically; determine through investigation
              • understand and as a result>FORGIVE
                • vtoNHan: forgive, show understanding SHIJI: 原之
        • for a second time, twice>AGAIN
          • plane>TERRITORY
            • ndry plains; sometimes even: highlands (ant.隰); open fields (of battle)
          • FORGIVE
            • vtoNHan: forgive, show understanding SHIJI: 原之
          • STATES
            • NPprYuán 原
          • POETS
            • =羱
            • =愿