Taxonomy of meanings for 商:

  • 商 shāng (OC: qhjaŋ MC: ɕiɐŋ) 式羊切 平 廣韻:【金音度也張也降也常也亦州名即古商國後魏置洛州周爲商州取商於地爲名又姓家語有商瞿式羊切十八 】
    • ASSESS
      • vtoNassess relative profitability of
      • in conversaton>DISCUSS
        • vimathematical termCHEMLA 2003:
        • economic: commercial interaction>TRADE
          • nabtrade
      • Exocentric: econominally, a person assesses value>MERCHANT
        • n[adN]N=hum(itinerant) trader; generally: person engaged in trading
        • viactact as a merchant is expected to
    • CONSTELLATION
      • musial technical term>TONE
        • ntone shāng
      • proper names>CONFUCIANS
        • proper names: for the state of Song4>STATES
          • nprname of a dynasty and of a tribe
        • =賞 shang3 "reward"