Taxonomy of meanings for 凶:

  • 凶 xiōng (OC: qhoŋ MC: hioŋ) 許容切 平 廣韻:【凶禍 】
    • DISASTER
      • nab.post-V{NUM}eventterrible supernaturally ordained disaster; great bad luck; major misfortune; dire consequences 百凶
      • nabconceptdisastrousness, poverty (ofharvest); disastrous outcomes
      • vadNcalamitious (of years) 凶年,凶器
      • visubject=humanbe unlucky; meet disaster
      • visubject=nonhumanturn out disastrously disadvantageous
      • vi0there is/will be (supernaturally ordained) disaster
      • vt+prep+Nbring disaster to
    • INAUSPICIOUS
      • nsubjectwhat is inauspicious
      • nabstativeinauspiciousness (or otherwise)
      • vadNominous, baleful, ill-omened, inauspicious,
      • vadVinauspiciously
      • vinon-gradedbe ominous, baleful, ill-omened, inauspicious
    • MOURNING
      • vadNpertaining to mourning 凶服,凶事"case of death"
      • vadVby way of mourning
    • VILLAIN
      • nab.post-V{NUM}those who are violent
      • v[adN]pluralwicked people 三凶
    • VIOLENT
      • vt+prep+Ngradedbe fierce by nature
      • nabactviolence; violent reactions
      • vichangeturn violent
      • vadNcharacterised by violence 凶戲 "violent sports"
    • WICKED
      • nabactwickedness
      • vadNboding ill for the future> wicked (and thus boding ill for the future) 凶人
      • vibaneful, wicked
  • 凶 xiōng (OC: qhoŋ MC: hioŋ) 許容切 平 廣韻:【凶古文 】