Taxonomy of meanings for 彼:

  • bǐ (OC: pralʔ MC: pɯiɛ) 甫委切 上 廣韻:【對此之稱甫委切五 】
    • THAT
      • nabconceptthe "that"; the "other"
      • npro.adNanaphoricthese; those kinds of? 彼物
      • npro.adNdisdainfulthose (slanderers etc)
      • npro.adNdistalthat
      • npro.adNprdistalthis; these
      • nprodistalthat one, he, those, they; these people (often used with disrespect)
      • nprodistalthat (admirable) person
      • npropluralthese; them; the other party
      • nprodistalthat (particular item); the other party (sing)
      • vtoNputativeconsider as other
      • vtoNputative.reflex.自consider oneself to be other
      • place>THERE
        • npro.postVtthat place
        • nprothat place, there
      • relational>OTHER
        • npro.postVtplural object: others
        • nproother people; the other party
        • npro.adNthe other
        • npro.postVtsingular object: someone else
    • generalised>WORLD
      • nphilosophical: the outside world
      • nabmetaphysicalother world
      • non-distal, derogatory>THIS
        • npro.adNthis! (The SHI passage seems to allow no other reading.)
        • npro.adNdisdainfulderogatory: those (terrible) N