Taxonomy of meanings for 復:

  • fù (OC: buɡ MC: biuk) 房六切 入 廣韻:【返也重也亦州名古竟陵縣春秋時屬楚秦屬南郡隋爲江陽郡武德初爲復州 】
  • fù (OC: buɡs MC: biu) 扶富切 去 廣韻:【復古文 】
  • fù (OC: buɡs MC: biu) 扶富切 去 廣韻:【又也返也往來也安也白也告也扶富切又音服八 】
    • REPEAT
      • vadVmathematical termCHEMLA 2003:
      • vt(oN)repeat the contextually determinate point
      • vtoNrepeat, say more than one time
      • vtoNpassivebe repeated 不可復 "cannot be repeated"
      • vadVrepeatedly
      • additional person or action>ALSO
        • padS.postN{TOP}moreover
        • vadValso, in addition
        • additionally>MORE
          • vadVeven more, yet more
          • causative: quality>IMPROVE
            • vtoNrecover; make amends; improve again, improve further
        • additional proposition>MOREOVER
          • vadS1.post-S2Moreover
          • grammaticalised: after all>CERTAIN
            • vadSafter all
            • vadV.postN{SUBJ}:adSafter all, surely
          • later in time>THEREUPON
            • vadV.postSthereafter, henceforth> 復無 "never thereafter, never again"
            • contrast>NONETHELESS
              • padS1.post-S2on the contrary, on the other hand; nonetheless
        • be also like that>RESEMBLE
          • vtoNcorrespond to, resemble
      • AGAIN
        • vadVagain (as in 復戰 "fight again, renew battle".(often of reverting to an original state:) again (失而復得"lose but regain again") occasionally and rarely adversative: on the contrary; (with negatives, not) any more, not any longer; but again
        • double/lined>THICK
          • vadNdouble, lined, thick (of clothes)
        • retrace one’s steps>WITHDRAW
          • viactwithdraw
        • set free>RELEASE
          • vtoNexempt from taxes (see Zhang Jue on HF 17.3.1ff)
        • speak>ANSWER
          • vtoNmake a reply to
          • act in response>ACT
            • vtoNactcarry out (promises etc) in practice, act on; act out as appropriate
          • as part of one’s duty>REPORT
            • vt[oN]make an (unquantified general) report
            • vtoNreport (to a superior)
            • vtt(oN1.)+prep+N2report on the contextually determinate matter to N2
            • vttoN1.+prep+N2formally report or announce N1 to N2
            • nreport
        • causative: original state>REPAIR
          • vtoNpassivebe amended
          • injustice>REVENGE
            • vtoNtake revenge for (something)
        • move to original place>RETURN
          • vt[oN]return where one comes from/belongs
          • vtoNreturn to
          • vtoNcausativecause to return
          • vtoNfigurativerevert, go back to (a practice etc)
          • vtoN.adVreturn to N so as to V
          • GIVE BACK
            • vttoN1.+prep+N2remit taxes to N2;
            • vtoN1(. prep N2)has been returned to the contextually determinate N2
        • causative: reduce toOVERTURN
          • vtoN=覆 overturn
    • QUESTION PARTICLE