Taxonomy of meanings for 寒:

  • hán (OC: ɡaan MC: ɦɑn) 胡安切 平 廣韻:【寒暑也釋名曰寒捍也捍格也亦姓後漢博士魯國寒㓪武王子寒侯之後也胡安切十一 】
    • COLD
      • nabeventperiod of coldness, cold spell
      • nabstativethe cold; state of coldness
      • nadNcaused by coldness; originating from coldness
      • vadNcold
      • vadSwhen it is cold; in winter
      • vibe cold (of persons), go cold; fresh and chilly; be cold (as winter)
      • visubjectivefeel cold
      • vi0changeit turns cold
      • vi0stativeit is cold
      • vt+prep+Ngradedbe colder than N
      • vtoNexpose to the cold
      • v[adN]N=humpeople suffering from cold
      • vtoNcause to be cold; cause to feel cold
      • vifeel cold because one does not have enough clothes to keep oneself warm
      • emotional>INDIFFERENT
        • vihave no warm feelings
        • nabindifference
      • period> WINTER
        • process>TREMBLE
          • vitremble with fear
          • psychological>FEAR
            • viget scared; tremble with fear
            • causative>FRIGHTEN
              • vtoNchill (and thus frighten) 寒心 "chill the heart> frighten"
    • living in unheated home, of low status>HUMBLE
        • specific>POOR
          • vadNpoor 寒士 "poor scholar; poor gentleman"
        • polite: my>EGO
          • vadNmy 寒舍
        • medical: common cold>ILLNESS
          • nabfeaturecommon cold
        • divinity attached to cold River short for 司寒>DEITY
          • nprSpirit of the Cold
      • STATES
        • nprname of a very ancient state said to have been enfeoffed in Xia dynasty times...