Taxonomy of meanings for 冥:

  • 冥 míng (OC: meeŋ MC: meŋ) 莫經切 平 廣韻:【暗也幽也又姓禹後因國爲氏風俗通云漢有冥都爲丞相莫經切十五 】
    • DARK
      • v[adN]figurativethe (northern) dark
      • nabfigurativemetaphysial darkness; obfusation;
      • nadVin the dark
      • v.red:adNdark and mysterious
      • vadNdark
      • vi.redbe very dark and mysterious
      • vi.redfigurativebe very obscure, dark, murky, and mystifying
      • vidark and mysterious, like the night
      • n.red:abfigurativeconcealment, secrecy, invisibility
      • subject>NIGHT
        • nrare: darkness, night
        • nadVtimeinto the night, during darkness
      • metaphorical>OBSCURE
        • vadNdark and mysterious
      • of mind: obfuscated>STUPID
        • nabfigurativebenightedness
        • vifigurativebe benighted
    • =瞑SLEEP
      • =溟
    • 冥 mian2《集韻》民堅切,平先明。真部。
    • 冥 mian4《集韻》〓見切,去霰明。