Taxonomy of meanings for 承:

  • 承 chéng (OC: ɡjɯŋ MC: dʑɨŋ) 署陵切 平 廣韻:【次也奉也受也又姓後漢有承宫署陵切三 】
    • RECEIVE
      • vtoNpolitely receive (e.g. responsibilities from a superior); continue to receive; HF 9.1.23: accept (the ruler's line of thought)
      • resultative>HOLD
        • vtoNhold with both hands so as to offer up =奉
      • social>WELCOME
        • causative>HAND UP
          • object direction to go>FOLLOW
              • receive order, decide to take on responsibility>AGREE TO
                  • passively>OBEY
                    • vtoNpolitely receive and obey (orders etc)
                    • SUPPORT
                      • nrearguard (in military action)
                      • vtoNsupport
                  • CONTINUE
                    • vtoN.adVby way of continuation of; as things develop in continuation of
                    • vtoNcontinue; latch on to; continue the tradition of
            • (loan?)HINDER
            • zheng3《集韻》蒸上聲,上拯章。蒸部。
              • =拯