Taxonomy of meanings for 買:

  • 買 mǎi (OC: mreeʔ MC: mɯæ) 莫蟹切 上 廣韻:【説文市也莫蟹切五 】
    • BUY
      • vt(oN)ombuy the contextually determinate thing
      • vt+prep+Nstativebe a buyer of, have bought
      • vtoNbuy, acquire (official positions) for money; go out to buy; try to buy; buy (a person from his employer)
      • vtoNfigurativeaquire by venal means 買譽
      • vtoNpassiveget bought
      • vttoN1.+N2buy something N2 for someone N1
      • vttoN1.+N2N2=pricebuy at a price
      • vttoN1.+prep+N2buy N1 from N2
    • EMPLOY
      • vtoNhire