Taxonomy of meanings for 振:

  • 振 zhèn (OC: kljɯns MC: tɕin) 章刃切 去 廣韻:【奮也裂也舉也整也救也又之人切 】
    • HELP
      • vtoNhelp out; aid and abet
      • in distress>RESCUE
        • vtoNsuccour, come to the aid of; save from (e.g. punishment); occasionally: aid and abet
        • physcially>LIFT
            • SHAKE
              • vtoNshake up; shake; whip up (water)
              • vtoNmiddle voicebe shaken, get shaken
              • FRIGHTEN
                • vtoNshake into intense fear> frighten intensely
              • REMOVE
                  • MOVE
                    • viactmove
                    • vtoNcausativecause to move; prod into action
                    • OPEN
                      • vtoNopen up (granaries etc for distribution of contents)
                      • ISSUE
                          • SHOW
                              • ACT
                                • vtoNorganise, stage (dances etc) [DIFFERENT SYNONYM GROUP?]
                                • vitake effective action
                    • grammaticalised>INTENSELY
              • (archaic)>MANY
                • vi.redpoetic: be multitudinous
            • 振 zhēn (OC: kljɯn MC: tɕin) 職鄰切 平 廣韻:【又之刃切 】
            • 振 zhen3《集韻》止忍切,上軫章。