Taxonomy of meanings for 宰:

  • 宰 zǎi (OC: tsɯɯʔ MC: tsəi) 作亥切 上 廣韻:【冢宰又制也亦姓孔子弟子宰予作亥切四 】
    • SLAVE
      • NPconvict slave
      • administrative>TITLE
        • n+Nprtitlesteward, head official X
        • nZHOULI: person in charge, steward (a person of considerable substance)
        • nfigurativeperson in charge
        • viact as a head official
        • general: in clan or state>OFFICIAL
          • nsteward; person in charge
          • nabactbeing a head butler
          • typical activity: be in charge of>CONTROL
            • vtoNcontrol politically; administer
            • vtoNpassivebe controlled and administered by
      • typical activity: object animals>KILL
        • vtoNHANSHU: slaughter and cut up the meat of
        • specific: object animals>SACRIFICE
          • typical activity>COOK
            • nhead butler, steward
            • generalised: in preparing food>CUT
              • generalised>DIVIDE
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