Taxonomy of meanings for 張:

  • zhāng (OC: krlaŋ MC: ʈiɐŋ) 陟良切 平 廣韻:【張施也又姓出清河南陽吴郡安定燉煌武烕范陽犍爲沛國梁國中山汲郡河内髙平十四望本自軒轅第五子揮始造弦寔張網羅丗掌其職後因氏焉風俗傳云張王李趙黄帝賜姓也陟良切四 】
  • zhàng (OC: krlaŋs MC: ʈiɐŋ) 知亮切 去 廣韻:【張施又陟良切 】
    • STRETCH OUT
      • vt(oN)spread out the contextually determinate object (net etc)
      • vtoNpull (a bow); stretch, spread
      • vtoNmiddlevoicebe stretched out
      • stretched>LONG
        • vadNtightened??
        • viextended; broad
        • vtoNpull (bow), tighten see STRETCH
      • psychological> TENSE
    • figurative: “strengthen”>STRONG
      • vtoNstrengthen vtoN@causative
      • figurative>EXAGGERATE
        • vtoNmagnify; exaggerate
      • figurative: expansive>CONFIDENT
        • viFEEL EXTENDED/EXPANSIVE> feel confident
        • vtoNcausativeCAUSE TO FEEL CONFIDENT> increase (someone's) confidence
      • verbal: put strings on>STRING
          • so as to harmonise>TUNE
            • vtoNtune (a string instrument)
            • generalised>ARRANGE
              • vtoNlay out, arrange in order; set forth
              • discontinuous>SCATTER
                • so as to use>DEPLOY
                  • vtoNdeploy and line up (typically army); lay on (a drinking party); set up (a tent)
                  • vtoNmathematical termCHEMLA 2003:
                  • vtoNmiddle voicebe properly lined up and displayed
                  • vtoNN=abstractdeploy (one's courage etc)
              • of bows>BEND
                • vtoNbend (a bow); string (a bow)
              • of eyes>OPEN
                • vtoNopen
        • what is stretched out1>TENT
          • ncpost-V{NUM}.post-Nclassifierclassifier for tents
          • what is stretched out2>NET
            • nnet for hunting (ZHOULI)
            • action> catch using a net>CATCH
              • vtoNcatch (fish etc) by spreading a net GONGYANGZHUAN: 白金之魚公張之 "The duke caught the white gold fish"
              • monetary figurative catch?>PROFIT
                • vtoNcause to expand> benefit, work for