Taxonomy of meanings for 鑑:

  • 鑑 jiàn (OC: kraams MC: kɯam) 格懺切 去 廣韻:【鏡也誡也照也亦作監格懴切又古銜切五 】
    • LOOK
      • viactlook at one's own image in a mirroring object
      • vt+prep+Nlook at one's image in
    • MIRROR
      • nSHU: mirror (also used abstractly)
      • nfigurativeinstructive example from which to learn as in a mirror
      • vt(oN)omto reflect (a contextually defined N) in mirror, to mirror
      • nadVin the mirror
      • vtt(oN1.)+prep+N2mirror the contextually determinate N1 in N2
  • 鑑 jiān (OC: kraam MC: kɯam) 古銜切 平 廣韻:【鑑諸以取月中水又明也 】