Taxonomy of meanings for 宴:

  • 宴 yàn (OC: qeens MC: ʔen) 於甸切 去 廣韻:【安也息也於甸切十三 】
    • BRIGHT
      • vi(of weather, or of the sky) be clear and bright. Also written 曣.
    • FEAST
      • vtoNSHI 35: hold a private feast for(for one's new wife); SHI 217; for friendship
      • viactlay on a private feast
      • nLY 16.5 feasting; CC, shangshi: festive joy; feast
      • vadNfestive, delivered on the occasion of public entertainments
      • vt[oN]causativelay on a feast (less formal than the 享)
    • LEISURE
      • vadVon leisurely occasions; at leisure
      • viacthave a good time; be quietlly at one's ease
  • 宴 yǎn (OC: qeenʔ MC: ʔen) 於殄切 上 廣韻:【安也又烏見切 】