Taxonomy of meanings for 社:

  • 社 shè (OC: ɡljaʔ MC: dʑia) 常者切 上 廣韻:【社稷又漢複姓二氏風俗通云齊昌徙居社南因以爲氏何氏姓苑云右扶風有焉又有社北氏常者切三 】
    • ALTAR
      • nsacrificial mound and pole used for sacrifices to the spirits of the land
      • exocentric(short for 社稷)>STATE
        • typical activity>ANIMISTIC SACRIFICE
          • viactconduct the shè-sacrifice, sacrifice at the altar of the land
          • nabactsacrifice to the spirits of the earth
          • entity sacrificed to>DEITY
            • nthe god of the (altar of) the earth
          • object representing the deity> STELE
          • occasion celebrating the deity>FEAST
            • exocentric: land attached to>TERRITORY
          • MOTHER
            • YOU