Taxonomy of meanings for 適:

  • 適 zhí (OC: kljeɡ MC: tɕiɛk) 之石切 入 廣韻:【往也又施隻切又都歷切 】
  • 適 shì (OC: qljeɡ MC: ɕiɛk) 施隻切 入 廣韻:【樂也善也悟也往也又姓 】
    • GO TO
      • vtoNgo to and get to a certain place; be on one's way to a certain place, head for
      • vtoNfigurativebe heading towards
      • to join another family>MARRY
        • vt[oN]get married
        • vtoNof woman: go out and get married to
      • abstract: in feature of action>CONFORM
        • viactadapt to circumstances
        • vtoNadapt to, accommodate to, cause oneself to fit into; SHI 94: comply with, live up to (hopes, wishes); fit in with; please
        • vtoNcausativecause to conform to standards, cause to be appropriate MOVE TO APPROPRIATE
        • vtoNstativemiddle voice: be adapted to
        • vttoN1.+N2reflexive.自adapt (oneself) to, orientate (oneself) towards
        • so as to turn towards and appeal to>RALLY
          • so as to deny one's own wishes>RESTRAIN
            • vtoNrestrain and moderate appropriately
          • grammaticalised>ONLY
            • padN{PRED}not only be as many as N
          • feature: conforming>APPROPRIATE
            • nabeventappropriate rhythm (of the seasons)
            • vadVappropriately; at the appropriate points
            • vimiddle voicebe appropriate, be well adjusted
            • vtoNcausativecause to be properly adjusted
            • subjective>SATISFACTORY
              • vtoNsatisfy (one's physical desires); please (others); satisfy with (what one desires)
              • vtoNpsychplease (oneself), satisfy (oneself)
              • vtoNpsychsatisfy (oneself)
              • emotional>DELIGHT
                  • attitudinal>LIKE
                    • nabdispositionpreference in action
          • what it has come to>SITUATION
            • nabfactualcircumstances, external conditions
            • present>NOW
              • vadVjust now
            • grammaticalised: if it comes to>IF
              • vt[0]+V[0].adSconditionalif by any chance
              • immediately>AS SOON AS
                • vt0oS1.adS2as soon as 適啟其口 "as soon as he opened his mouth"
          • inadvertently>ENCOUNTER
            • vtoNencounter, run into
            • object: what one encounters>EVENT
              • vihappen ???(SHIJING)
              • unforseeably coordinated>COINCIDENCE
                • vadSas it happened, in the event; as things happen to be, by chance
                • vadVas it turned out in the event; by some coincidence 士適出 "this officer happened to leave the house".
      • 適 dí (OC: k-leeɡ MC: tek) 都歷切 入 廣韻:【從也又之石始石二切 】
        • =嫡HEIR
          • n(post-N)regular heir by the rules of inheritance
          • vadNof legitimate inheriting status
          • general>DESCENDANT
            • ndirect descendent of the ducal house
            • vadNlegitimate by descent
        • GENEROUS
            (Lunyu)
        • 適 ti4
          • =惕
        • 適 zhe2
          • =謫