Taxonomy of meanings for 書:

  • shū (OC: qhlja MC: ɕiɔ) 傷魚切 平 廣韻:【丗本曰沮誦蒼頡作書釋名曰書庻也紀庶物也亦言著也著之簡紙求不滅也傷魚切七 】
    • WRITE
      • nab.post-V{NUM}actstyle of writing
      • nabactact of writing
      • nabmethodthe art of writing; the writing system
      • vadNregistered, written-down
      • vt(oN)write a contextually determinate document or text N; write (the same thing)
      • vt[oN]write characters
      • vt+Vt.oSwrite down 書曰
      • vtoNobject=inscriptionwrite書銘; reduce to writing
      • vtt(oN1.)+prep+N2write the contextually determinate thing N1 down on the object N2
      • vi+.Vt[0]+Swrite a letter saying S
      • object: what is written out>WRITTEN CHARACTER
        • nwritten character in a text written in a specific style of orthography LIJI 書同文 is problematic and does not illustrate this meaning.
        • specifically>CALLIGRAPHY
          • nmcalligraphy
          • feature>STYLE
            • nabfeaturestyle of calligraphy
      • object fact>RECORD
        • nabactthe formal recording of things (by a 大史 etc)
        • vt(oN)write the contextually determinate thing down; make a written record of a contextually determinate event
        • vtoNwrite down, note down; make a record of; record in official capacity; write about
        • vtoNpassivebe written about, be noted down; get recorded
        • vtoNabNab=actrecord the Nab-ing
        • vttoN1.+prep+N2write (something N1) onto (a place or medium N2) 子張書諸紳
        • vt[oN]record things; make records
        • generalised>DOCUMENT
          • nwritings; written document of any kind; often specifically: official document; book; stationary
          • nprthe Book of Documents
          • specifically>LETTER
            • nletter
            • vi-.Vt[0] Swrite a letter which said S:
            • nadNletter's; of the letter
            • to the emperor>MEMORIAL
              • nsometimes specifically: memorial submission in writing