Taxonomy of meanings for 戴:

  • 戴 dài (OC: k-lɯɯs MC: təi) 都代切 去 廣韻:【荷戴又姓出濟北本自宋戴穆公之後風俗通云凡氏於謚戴武宣穆是也都代切一 】
    • WEAR
      • vtoNwear on one's head
      • vtoNinchoativeput on on one's head, start to wear on one's hed
      • vtoNpassivebe worn on the head
      • object>HAT
        • generalised>HOLD
            • of hair: have stand on end>ERECT
              • generalised>TIE TO
                • object one attaches> ORNAMEMT
                  • and move>CARRY
                    • vt[oN]carry things on one's head
                    • vtoNhold up with effort; carry on one's head (particularly of women)
                    • vtoNfigurativecarry and support with one's head 戴皇天
                    • vtoNderivedhave fixed on top
                    • action>SAFEGUARD
                        • metaphorical>SUPPORT
                          • vt(oN)support a contextually determinate person
                          • vtoNsupport
                        • putative>ADMIRE
                • =載STATES
                  • NPprDài 戴 (also written as 甾, 載, or 圪 ) (CHEN PAN 1969, 383-387)
                • SURNAMES