Taxonomy of meanings for 革:

  • 革 gé (OC: krɯɯɡ MC: kɯæk) 古核切 入 廣韻:【改也獸皮也兵革也亦姓漢功臣表有煑棗侯革朱 】
    • ARMOUR
      • nhardened leather armour
      • nmadNarmoured with hardened leather
    • BRIDLE
      • nbit, with headgear
      • vtoNput the bridle on
    • CHANGE
      • vtoNto change by way of elimination or exclusion (perhaps originally by removing the hair off the skin, or by flaying); avert; to change and replace without formal authority; undergo an unexpected change; make a formally unlicenced change
      • vtoNpassivebe changed
      • vt(oN)change (the contextually determinate N) for something better
    • INTENSELY
      • vichange to the bad> extreme (of illness)
    • LEATHER
      • nmleather; hide, often with fur removed
      • nmadNleather-armoured
    • DISCARD
      • DISMISS
        • WARN
          • CAUTIOUS
            • CARRIAGE
              • BAG
                • MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
                • HEXAGRAMS
                  • PULSE
                    • WING
                      • SURNAMES