Taxonomy of meanings for 屈:

  • 屈 qū (OC: khlud MC: kʰiut) 區勿切 入 廣韻:【拗曲亦姓又虜複姓屈突氏又羌複姓有屈男氏區勿切三 】
    • BEND
      • vtoNbend (one's body etc)
      • continuative>TWIST
        • nabactthe bending or twisting of the body 屈伸/屈信
        • vtoNtwist out of proper shape
      • social>OPPRESS
          • sociological>HUMILIATE
            • result>DISTRESS
              • vibe in straights
            • generalised>EXHAUST
              • vtoNmiddle voiceget exhausted
          • causative>CONQUER
            • vtoNcausativecause to submit, cause to recognise one's authority
          • gesture>BOW DOWN
            • vadNbent; crooked
            • vibe bent
            • vichangebow, bend down, be humiliated; contract; be bent
            • vtoNbow to
            • related action>INVITE
              • vtoNcolloquialTang colloquial: invite somebody (Tang poetry) JIYUN: “ 屈,曲也,請也。
              • vtoNpassivebe invited
              • vttoN.+V[0]MOUZI invite somebody to do something JIYUN: “ 屈,曲也,請也。 ”
            • related feature>HUMBLE
              • vibend> be humbly flexible
              • vtoNattitudinalhumble (oneself)
              • vtoNattitudinalregard (oneself as humble/undistinguished)
              • vtoNcausativecause to be humble
            • grammaticalised> PLEASE
          • resultative>BREAK
            • specific>BIND
              • figurative: bent>UNJUST
                • nabactinjustice at the hands of others
                • vibe unjustly treated by others; feel unjustly humiliated by others
              • figurative>MIXED
              • MALES OF CHU
                • POETS
                • 屈 jué (OC: klud MC: kiut) 九勿切 入 廣韻:【屈産地名出良馬亦姓楚有屈平又音詘 】