Taxonomy of meanings for 走:

  • 走 zòu (OC: tsoos MC: tsəu) 則候切 去 廣韻:【釋名曰疾趨曰走又祖苟切 】
  • 走 zǒu (OC: tsooʔ MC: tsəu) 子苟切 上 廣韻:【趨也子苟切又音奏一 】
    • RUN
      • nsubjectwhat can run
      • vadNN=nonrefprefix forming generic concepts 走獸 beasts in general
      • viactrun (as fast as one can); run about
      • vtoNrun towards
      • vtoNcausativemake somebody run (e.g. horses), put through their paces (horses)
      • vadVas one is running, in the processor running
      • vt+Nrun the distance N
      • feature>QUICK
        • vadNfleet-footed (horses), racing (horses)
      • so as to get away>FLEE
        • nabactan act of fleeing or running away
        • vt(oN)run away, flee; leave quickly[CHECK YOUR LEX ATTRIB][CA]
        • vt+prep+Nflee to, flee and seek refuge with
        • vtoNrun away towards; flee to
        • vtoNcausativecause to flee
        • nab{PRED}be an act of fleeing
        • vtoN.-V[0]
        • vtoN.-V[0]flee to N in order to V
      • Exocentric: animal able to run>BEAST
        • exocentric: person running in service for an employer跑腿的>SERVANT
          • nplurthe runners, humble employees
        • (as if) on horseback>GALLOP
          • generalised>WALK
              • towards a certain goal>GO TO
                • away from, also insultingly imperative>LEAVE
                  • vt(oN)run away from the contextually determinate object
                  • causative: cause to leave, make flow away>FLOW
                    • abstract> move away from, turn into>CHANGE
                        • euphemistic, periphrastic figurative, late>DIE