Taxonomy of meanings for 獲:

  • 獲 huò (OC: ɢʷreeɡ MC: ɦʷɯæk) 胡麥切 入 廣韻:【得也又臧獲方言云荆淮海岱淮濟之間罵奴曰臧罵婢曰獲亦姓宋大夫尹獲之後胡麥切八 】
  • CATCH
    • vtoNcapture an animal or a person hard to catch
    • vtoNN=inanimatecatch (an inanimate object)
    • vt[oN]make captives
    • natural consequence>KILL
      • vtoNkill after a chase; kill in battle?
    • offender>ARREST
      • nabactthe capturing (and possibly killing, of someone)
      • vtoNN=humancapture, take prisoner; manage to catch (and possibly kill)
      • vtoNpassivebe captured
      • object nominalisation>PRISONER
          • specific>SLAVE
            • nderogatory dialect word: female slave
      • object nominalisation: captured>ANIMAL
        • abstract>OBTAIN
          • vt(oN)obtain the contextually determinate thing
          • vtoNobtain through effort, get hold of
          • vtoNpassivebe caught
          • vtoNabobtain
          • vt[oN]obtain loot; get things one was aiming to get
          • harvest>REAP
            • vtoNto harvest (grain)
            • viactto harvest grain, reap the harvest
            • vt(oN)reap the contextually determinate thing
            • vtoNfigurativereap (reproaches etc)
            • abstract, generalised: object nominalisation>PROFIT
              • nobjectwhat one gets out of something, gain
              • vt+prep+Nprofit at the expense of
              • vt[oN]gain profitable booty
          • as experience>ENCOUNTER
            • vtoNbe exposed to
            • so as to come to have>RECEIVE
              • vtoNreceive (an order etc)
            • abstract, negative>SUFFER
              • specific>WIN TRUST
              • in competition>WIN
                • desired result>SUCCEED
                  • nabeventsuccess
                  • viactact successfully, win through
                  • vt+prep+Nbe a success with, have success with (superiors etc)
                  • vt+V[0]succeed in V-ing
            • YOU
              • ARISTOCRATS OF LU
                • NPprUnger no. 27 (Floruit 634 )Personal Name: Huò 獲 Also known as Liǔ Xià Jì 柳下季 and Liǔ Xià Huì 柳下惠
              • RIVERS
                • =穫GRAIN
                  • =嚄SHOUT
                    • =矱LAW