Taxonomy of meanings for 習:

  • 習 xí (OC: sɢlɯb MC: zip) 似入切 入 廣韻:【學也因也説文作習數飛也又姓出襄陽晉有習鑿齒似入切十三 】
    • PRACTISE
        • conative>STUDY
          • vt[oN]devote oneself to the truth
          • vtoNpractise so as to become familiar with and so as to be competent with regard to something
        • causative>TEACH
          • vtt(oN.)+V[0]read xí: teach the contextually determinate N to V
        • perfective>UNDERSTAND
          • nnonreferentialexperienced person
          • vtoNbe thoroughly familiar with
        • abstract>IMITATE
          • vtoNN=humimitate the ways of; emulate the practice of; continue the tradition of
          • what is widely imitated>CUSTOM
            • nabactcurrent practice
            • nadVby custom (note that the semantics is like that of 性 "by nature")
            • vtoNputativeconsider as one's custom> be accustomed to
          • resultative>INTIMATE
              • subject>FRIEND
                • nnonreferentialfriends, those one is familiar with
                • vtoNcultivate close relations with
                • vt+prep+Ncultivate the acquaintance of
          • mechantical>REPEAT
            • nabactpractice, practical exercise of something; repeated practice; practice, action
            • viactengage in relevant practising; engage in rehearsing things; engage in intellectual regurgitation
            • vt+V[0]practise or exercise Ving; rehearse, in order to become good at (an art), practise
            • vtoNcarry out into practice, exercise in practice, repeat in practice
            • vtoNpassivebe properly rehearsed
            • vtoNabengage in the practising of N (typically with others)
        • FLY
          • SURNAMES