Taxonomy of meanings for 乞:

  • 乞 qǐ (OC: khɯd MC: kʰɨt) 去訖切 入 廣韻:【求也説文本作气音氣今作乞取之乞又虜複姓晉有乞伏國仁太元十年稱秦王於金城去訖切三 】
    • BEG
      • nabactbegging; begging for alms
      • vadNbegging (person)
      • viactengage in begging
      • vt+V[0]beg to be permitted to do something
      • vtoNnegativeask/beg (a person for food); beg for
      • vtoNobject=thingask for (what the other party might refuse to give)
      • vttoN.+V[0]beg somebody to do something
      • vttoN1.+N2beg for N1 from possible donor N2
      • vttoN1.+prep+N2ask (something N1) (from someone N2) 乞諸其鄰
      • vttoN1(.+N2)beg for N1 from a contextually determinate person
    • REQUEST
      • vtt(oN1.)+N2ask N2 of the contextually determinate N1
      • vt+prep+Nmake a request from N
      • vttoN1.+prep+N2request N1 from N2
    • TAKE
      • POOR
        • SURNAMES
        • 乞 qì (OC: khɯds MC: kʰɨi) 去既切 去 廣韻:【 】
          • GIVE
            • vttoN1.+N2donate HANSHU 乞其夫錢,令葬 donated a sum of money to the wife/widow and ordered him to be buried
          • PASSIVE MARKER
            • ALWAYS
              • = 氣