Taxonomy of meanings for 斜:

  • 斜 xié (OC: sɢlja MC: zia) 似嗟切 平 廣韻:【不正也似嗟切四 】
  • 斜 yé (OC: la MC: jia) 以遮切 平 廣韻:【斜谷在武功西南入谷百里而至説文杼也又似嗟切 】
  • 斜 xié (OC: lja MC: zia) 似嗟切 平 廣韻:【同衺 】
    • SLANT
      • vipost-Han: slanted "askance"
      • vichangetilt to one side
      • vadNSUWEN tilted
      • nabmathematical termCHEMLA 2003: neither horizontal nor vertical straight line or plane. The word is also used to refer to the hypotenuse. JZ 4.24, Liu Hui's comm: 大弦則中立方之長邪,邪即丸徑也 "The larger hypotenuse being then the longer diagonal of the inscribed cube, the diagonal is hence the diameter of the sphere."
      • vadNmathematical termCHEMLA 2003: (of planes or lines:) in a non-horizontal and non-vertical direction. The word is the antonym both of zhèng 正 "straight/upright" and píng 平 "plane". See also 邪田. JZ 5.15, Liu Hui's comm: 邪解 "disect (a geometrical solid) in a neither horizontal nor vertical direction"
      • VPadVslanting, in a tilted position
    • STRETCH OUT
      • NOMINAL MEASURE WORDS
        • SLOPE
          • POLITE
            • SURNAMES
              • = 邪