Taxonomy of meanings for 須:

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    • MOMENT
      • nabtimemoment of time
      • only for a moment>SLIGHTLY
          • with slight change>SLOW
              • so as to stay put>REMAIN
                  • in expectiation>WAIT
                    • viacttake one's time and wait, lie in waiting
                    • vtoNtake the time to wait until; [wait for]
                    • vtoSwait until S (with sentential object)
                    • with assurance>EXPECT
                        • gramamticalised>CERTAIN
                            • morally>SHOULD
                              • vt+V[0]need to> should, must
                              • vt+V[0]subject=nonhumanshould naturally
                              • generalised>COPULA
                                  • contrastive>BUT
                                    • conditional>EVENIF
                              • in desperate hope>NEED
                                • nwhat is needed > necessities
                                • vt(oN)need the contextually determinate object N
                                • vt+Npro{Q}.postVtneed to
                                • vt+V[0]need to; it is necessary to
                                • vtoNZHUANG 13: require, need;
                                • vt+prep+Nhave need for N
                    • =鬚BEARD
                      • nbeard; whiskers
                    • ARISTOCRATS OF QI