Taxonomy of meanings for 鄰隣:

  • 鄰 lín (OC: rin MC: lin) 力珍切 平 廣韻:【近也親也説文曰五家爲鄰俗作隣 】
    • VILLAGE
      • nZHOULI: five families constituting a neighbourhood, according HSWZ eight families
    • exocentric>NEIGHBOUR
      • nneighbour
      • nstateneighbouring state
      • nfigurativeassociated elements
      • nadNneighbouring (person) 鄰童
      • vt+prep+Nbe neighbour to N
      • vt[oN]fail to act as a proper neighbour to neighbours
      • n{PRED}be a neighbour
      • NPpluralneighbours, people living in the vicinity (Note that lín-shè 鄰舍 are not necessarily neighbours in the strict sense, but lín-rén 鄰人 were originally persons belonging to the same lín 鄰 which was a census unit during the Tang. A lín consisted of four families (a bǎo 保 of five families); see WU MAOPING 2001: 440.
      • feature>NEAR
        • vadNneighbouring; adjacent
        • vt1post.vt2oNget close to
        • vtoNstativebe neighbour to, be next to
        • social>INTIMATE
          • vtoNbe on intimate terms with ZUO 鄰于君
          • exocentric: close to ruler>MINISTER
            • emotional>FRIEND
              • nsympathiser, person of similar though not identical convictions
      • =燐
      • =磷
    • 鄰 lin4《集韻》良刃切,去震來。