Taxonomy of meanings for 傳:

  • 傳 chuán (OC: don MC: ɖʷɯiɛn) 直攣切 平 廣韻:【轉也又持戀切又丁戀切 】
    • TRANSMIT
      • nobjectwhat has been handed down to one
      • vadNtransmitted
      • vt+prep+Npassivebe transmitted to  傳乎後世
      • vtoNhand down, pass on
      • vtoNpassivehave handed down to one
      • vtoNpassivebe passed down, be transmitted
      • vtt(oN1.)+N2transmit/transfer a contextually determinate thing on to N2
      • vttoN1.+N2transmit N1 to N2 傳之舜
      • vttoN1.+prep+N2transmit (something N1) to (someone N2), 堯欲傳天下於舜hand down (something N1) to (someone N2); pass on the government of (a state N1) to (someone N2) 
      • vttoN1.+prep+N2N2=placetransmit N1 to the place N2
      • vtt[oN1. prep N2]continuativedelegate things to others, delegate tasks to others
      • nabprocesstransmission, handing down
    • GIVE
      • vtt(oN1.)+N2pass on a contextually determinate (abstract) thing N1 (e.g. rulership)to N2
  • 傳 zhuàn (OC: tons MC: ʈʷɯiɛn) 知戀切 去 廣韻:【郵馬釋名曰傳傳也人所止息去後人復來轉轉相傳無常人也又直專直戀二切 】
    • DOCUMENT
      • ntraditional account based on pre-existing sources, tradition
      • nspecificpassport
      • RECORD
        • nabtextrecord
      • specifically>TALLY
        • ninscribed tally
      • exocentric: for transmitting records, postal cart>CART
        • nZUO: post carriage; post relay station
      • exocentric: transmitting agent>ENVOY
        • v[adN]messenger; courrier
      • exocentric: guesthouse for official travellers (transmitting things)>HOTEL
    • 傳 zhuàn (OC: dons MC: ɖʷɯiɛn) 直戀切 去 廣韻:【訓也釋名曰傳傳也以傳示後人也直戀切又直專丁戀二切二 】