Taxonomy of meanings for 惟:

  • 惟 wéi (OC: k-lul MC: jʷi) 以追切 平 廣韻:【謀也思也以追切十二 】
    • THINK
      • vtoNthink of; be mindful of; pay attention to
      • vtoNPab{S}think of S being the case
      • semantic: communicatively>MEAN
        • vtoNcopulasignify (that V)
      • declarative: think to be>COPULA
        • vt+Ncopulacome to occur at (a certain time)
        • vt+N{SUBJ}.+V{PRED}OBI: be (the SUBJECT which PREDICATES); be the only N who Vs
        • vt+Nbe N; be N (and none/nothing else)
        • vt0+N.+V[0]it is N that Vs
        • vtpostVt{NEG}be
        • vt+N.postNPab{S}signify
        • vt+V[0]be the one who V-s
        • vt0 Nab{S}It was all a matter of S
        • gramaticalised: exclusive>ONLY
          • padVonly [etymologically vadV]
          • vt+N{SUBJ}.+V{PRED}only N Vs
          • vtoNcopulato be; to be only (the object in question)
          • vt0oN{SUBJ}. V{PRED}it is just up to N to V
          • vt0oN{OBJ}.+V{PRED}MERGE it is only N that the subject V-s
        • grammaticalised: temporal subordination>WHEN
          • vtoN.adSIt was at the time N that S
          • vtoSS=timeit was when
        • deontic>SHOULD
          • vt[0]+V[0]we should V