Taxonomy of meanings for 志:

  • zhì (OC: kljɯs MC: tɕɨ) 職吏切 去 廣韻:【意慕也詩云在心爲志爾雅曰骨鏃不翦羽謂之志職吏切七 】
    • ASPIRATION
      • nabpsychone's high intent; one's aspirations; one's moral aspiration, one's highest ambition; one's main tendencyBUDDH: religious aspirations
      • vadNtruly aspiring, determined
      • vt+prep+Naspire to, have one's mind set on 志於
      • vt+V[0]aspire to V
      • vtoNaspire towards
      • nab.+prep+Naspiration for N; initiative for; concern for
      • nab[.post-N]my aspirations; one's aspirations
      • nabderogatorypsychological: (vulgar worldly) ambitions
      • nabderivedmoral convictions
      • virtue: determination>COURAGE
        • nabpsych(military) morale
      • generalised>INTEND
        • nabpsychintention; attention with respect to future action; wishes
        • nabnegativeambition; wishes
        • nab.post-Va natural inclination to V; a good mind to V
        • psychological>THINK
          • vtoNremember (typically a fact, never a person, a face etc.)
          • emotional>FEELING
            • nabpsychologicalZUO: feelings, what is basically on one's mind
            • nab.post-V{NUM}
          • think again of>REMEMBER
            • vtoNcause the memory to be guarded, record (record in memory?)
            • vtoNimperativeremember!
            永志於心
          • specific>CONCENTRATE
            • vtoNconcentrate on
            • nab(post-N)concentration of the contextually determinate person
        • semantically>MEAN
          • nabpsychintended meaning
          • causative: cause to be meant>EXPRESS
            • vtoNLIJI: express (ideas, feelings)
            • produce a document>WRITE
            • officially>RECORD
              • nabtextre'cord
              • vt(oN)record the contextually determinate matter
              • vtoNto record, make a record of; commemorate; write about
              • vtoNsubject=nonhumanrecord
            • =誌 derivation by tone change, subject: what is written>DOCUMENT
              • nsystematic public and official record; document
      • organ of>MIND
        • nab.adVin one's mind, with one's mind
        • nabpsychintentional orientation and aspiration
        • nab(post-N)psychthe way of thinking of the contextually determinate N
        • nabpsychthe way of thinking, thought