Taxonomy of meanings for 枉:

  • 枉 wǎng (OC: qʷaŋʔ MC: ʔʷiɐŋ) 紆往切 上 廣韻:【邪曲也亦姓今虢州有紆往切四 】
    • CURVED
        • causative>TWIST
          • vadNbent, crooked, twisted
          • vibe bent (mostly of trees)
          • vtoNcausativecause to be twisted > distort (the law) 枉法
          • abstract>OPPOSE
              • break rules>MISTAKE
                • twisting the moral standards>UNJUST
                  • nnonreferentialthe crooked, the unjust, the depraved
                  • vadNfigurativecrooked, unjust, depraved
                  • vadVunjustly
                  • visubject=humanbe unjust or depraved
                  • visubject=actionbe the result of a bending of the law, be unjust
                  • vtoNtreat unjustly
                  • vtoNcausativecause to be unjust> distort, pervert (as laws)
                  • vtoNpsychbe unjust towards (oneself)
            • as in bowing gesture>POLITE
          • 枉 kuang2