Taxonomy of meanings for 禽:

  • 禽 qín (OC: ɡrɯm MC: ɡɯim) 巨金切 平 廣韻:【二足而羽者曰禽又姓髙士傳有禽慶 】
    • BIRD
      • nccwild bird 一禽"one bird", not "one kind of bird"
      • nmfowl, bird, epecially large wild bird or bird of prey, and birds one might try to catch
      • nadVfigurativelike a wild bird
      • generalised>BEAST
        • nmcollectivefour-legged animal that is hunted, smaller than shòu 獸
        • typical action>HUNT
            • generalised>ARREST
              • vtoN=擒 capture (an animal in chase); take prisoner (a person in war)
              • vtoNpassivebe captured 為禽
              • generalised>TAKE
                • vt[oN]pick up [the left ear of a slain enemy soldier]??
      • ARISTOCRATS OF LU
        • =擒