Taxonomy of meanings for 似:

  • sì (OC: sɢlɯʔ MC: zɨ) 詳里切 上 廣韻:【嗣也類也象也詳里切十五 】
  • nil (OC: ljɯʔ MC: zɨ) 詳里切 上 廣韻:【同似 】
    • RESEMBLE
      • nabfeaturesimilarity 有似於
      • npost-Nwhat resembles N, the likes of N
      • vadNsimilar
      • vt(oN)resemble something contextually determinate
      • vt[0]oN.postadVlike; as if
      • vt+prep+Nresemble
      • vt+V1.postV2V2 as if V1-ing
      • vtoN.adVlike
      • vtoNactbehave like, act like; resemble[be simliar in one's actions and achievements]
      • vtoNmathematical termCHEMLA 2003:
      • vtoNstativelook like; be similar in appearance
      • v[adN]similar things
      • vtoNabrelationalresemble
      • action>IMITATE
        • abstract>SEEM
          • vt+Sgive an impression that S; seem to indicate that S
          • vt+V[0]seem to V 似是而非 "be apparently this but not really it"
          • vtoS.postadVas if
          • grammaticalised>FOR
              • action>GIVE
                • vt[0]oN.postadVvernacular preposition introducing the recipient of a speech act (most commonly in 舉似 'cite (something) to N') (rarely the main verb can also belong to the semantic group 'to give'); also: talk about; say something about
            • apparently>CORRECT
              • vibe plausible???
          • considerably>INTENSELY