Taxonomy of meanings for 管:

  • 管 guǎn (OC: koonʔ MC: kʷɑn) 古滿切 上 廣韻:【樂器也主當也又姓出平原周文王子管叔之後古滿切十二 】
    • WIND INSTRUMENTS
        • general>MUSICAL INSTRUMENT
          • specific: pitch-pipe>PIPE
            • nflute; tube see 管
            • nbamboo flute; flute
            • as with a pitch-pipe>CONTROL
              • vtoNmanipulate, manage, take care of; control, be in control of
            • general>TUBE
              • ntube
              • concrete: tubular tool>KEY
                • nkey
              • figurative: intellectually narrow like a pipe>STUPID
          • STATES
            • nprname of a state
          • THINKERS
            • WRITING TOOL
              • npost-Han: brush
          • 管 guan1 《集韻》古丸切,平桓見。
            • =官