Taxonomy of meanings for 雪:

  • 雪 xuě (OC: sqhʷed MC: sʷiɛt) 相絕切 入 廣韻:【同雪出説文 】
  • 雪 xuě (OC: sqled MC: sʷiɛt) 相絕切 入 廣韻:【凝雨也元命包曰隂凝爲雪釋名曰雪綏也水下遇寒氣而凝綏綏然下也又拭也除也相絶切四 】
    • SNOW
      • nabprocessThe process of snowing, it snowing, snow as an event/process
      • nmsnow
      • vi0processit is snowing (this is not current in pre-Buddhist Chinese) Du Fu, 大雨:西蜀冬不雪
      • feature>WHITE
          • generalised>CLEAN
              • causative>WIPE
                  • using much water>WASH
                      • generalised>CLEANSE
                        • vtoNcausativeclean
                        • vtoNcausativederived sense: wash away (guilt)