Taxonomy of meanings for 試:

  • 試 shì (OC: lʰɯɡs MC: ɕɨ) 式吏切 去 廣韻:【用也式吏切四 】
    • TEST
      • nabacta test
      • vt[oN]test
      • vtoNLY 15.25: put to the test, test out
      • vtoNpassiveLY 9.7: be tried out in office; get put to the test
      • vtt(oN1.)+N2omtest the contextually determinate object with respect to (something)
      • vttoN1.+prep+N2try (something N1) out on (something N2)試諸木土
      • vt(oN)test the contextually determinate N
      • tentatively, taste>EAT
        • vtoNtry the taste of; taste
      • specific>EXAMINATION
        • generalised>TRY
          • vt+V[0]try to, make an effort to
          • vtoNtry (a task etc)
      • grammaticalised: for the time being, tentatively>MEANWHILE