Taxonomy of meanings for 急:

  • 急 jí (OC: krɯb MC: kɯip) 居立切 入 廣韻:【急疾説文作㤂褊也居立切十一 】
    • HURRY
      • vi.redacthurry up
      • viactact with urgency; be in a hurry
      • vt+prep+Nbe in such a hurry about N
      • practical>NEED
        • nabstativeexigencies, urgent needs; urgent concerns
        • vibe urgently needed, be of urgent importance
        • vt+prep+Ngradedbe more urgently needed than
        • vtoNstativeneed urgently; be preoccupied by the need of
        • intellectual>IMPORTANT
          • vt(oN)attitudinalregard N as important
        • coming first in action>FIRST
        • feature: positive>EAGER
          • nabpsychurgent concern for something, urgent purpose
          • vadNurgent
          • vadVurgently, eagerly; assiduously
          • vigradedtry to be fast, be in a hurry; also of matters: be of urgent importance 甚急
          • vt(oN)show eagerness for the contextually determinate N
          • vt+V[0]be eager to
          • vtoNgradedbe keen on; deal with with urgency; seek with urgency, be extremely eager after; feel an urgent concern for; be urgently concerned with 急利甚
          • feature: strongly, violently>ENERGY
            • causative>ENCOURAGE
              • vt(oN)edge on, urge on some contextually determinate person
              • vtoNpsychurge (oneself) on intensely
          • generalised: physical>QUICK
            • vadNfast-flowing (river)
            • vadVurgently, quickly
            • vibe quick; be quick to react
            • vpostadVin great haste
          • psychological>WORRY
            • nabfactualsomething to be urgently concerned about, urgent matter; urgent concern, pressing worry
            • vichangeget urgently concerned
            • vt(oN)worry about a contextually determinate thing
            • grammaticalised: psychogical intensity>INTENSELY
              • vpostadVurgently and intensely
              • feature: practical>URGENT
                • vadVin a matter of great urgency; urgently
                • vitemporary: be urgent; feel desperate, get desperate; generally, as a matter of personal character: be rash, hot-headed
                • vt+prep+Ngradedbe as urgent as
                • vibe hot-tempered
                • naburgency; ultimate urgency
                • object> what one worries much about as being urgent>DANGER
                    • potential: acute difficulty>PROBLEM
                        • negative: present>DISASTER
                          • nabeventurgent trouble, crisis
                          • v[adN]nonreferentialthose who are in urgent trouble
                          • vadNin urgent trouble; desperate (age)
                          • vithere is acute, urgent trouble