Taxonomy of meanings for 促:

  • 促 cù (OC: tshoɡ MC: tsʰiok) 七玉切 入 廣韻:【近也速也至也迫也七玉切六 】
    • HURRY
        • jussive:ENCOURAGE
          • vtoNcausativeHF 10.10.53: cause to hurry up> urge to hurry up; spurn on
          • vttoN.+V[0]urge N to V
          • vtoNreflexive.己urge (oneself) on
        • feature, requiring hurry>URGENT
            • in urgent need>POOR
            • generalised>QUICK
              • vadVquickly 促死 "die quickly"
              • vibe quick
              • adverbial>SUDDENLY
                  • feature>SHORT
                      • move into short distance from>APPROACH
                        • vtoNabapproach 促坐 "go to one's seat"
                      • of opening>NARROW