Taxonomy of meanings for 寄:

  • 寄 jì (OC: krals MC: kɯiɛ) 居義切 去 廣韻:【寄附説文託也居義切三 】
    • DWELL
      • vadVtemporarily; (live) for a time
      • vt+prep+Ndwell in 寄生於
      • vtoNseek lodging with for a time, find security for a time with; stay with for a time
      • abstract: dwell on in thought>THINK
        • generalised>BE IN
          • vtoNspend a little time in
          • get permission to control and be in>>BORROW
            • causative>PUT
              • vtoNput (something, in a place) for a certain time??
              • figurative: in the care of someone>ENTRUST
                • vtt(oN1.)+N2entrust (someone) to someone unspecified
                • vttoN1.+N2entrust (something N2) to (someone/something N1)
                • vttoN1.+prep+N2entrust (something considered valuable N1) to (someone or something N2)  寄x於y
                • vttoN1(.+prep+N2)entrust something to a contextually determinate place or person
                • +vttoN1.+prep+N2figurativechoose the literary effect N2 for N1
              • reflexive: entrust oneself to>RELY ON
                • vt+prep+Nentrust oneself to, depend on;
                • vt+V[0]rely on V-ing
                • vttoN1.+prep+N2rely temporarily on N1 from N2
              • outside confinement>RELEASE
                • in the hands of someone else>GIVE
                    • at a distance>SEND
                      • vttoN1.+N2send N2 to N1
                      • figurative: into a new language; exocentric: official agent>TRANSLATE
                        • v[adN]those who transmit a message in another language > interpreter (in the Eastern regions)
            • =暨