Taxonomy of meanings for 入:

  • rù (OC: njub MC: ȵip) 人執切 入 廣韻:【得也内也納也人執切二 】
    • ENTER
      • vtoNof persons: go in, enter; join; enter through; of things: enter (also: 入山) [SEPARATE OFF THE FIGURATIVE USAGES AMONG THE EXAMPLES. CH]
      • vttoN1.+N2causativecause (someone N1) to enter (a place N2)
      • vtoNobject=openingenter through 入門
      • vttoN.+V[0]to enter (a contextually defined place) in order to do something
      • vt+prep+Nenter (as ruler); enter as a visitor; enter into (so as to take control of or so as to get stuck in, or so as to find refuge in); enter through
      • vtoNfigurativeenter or join an abstract body/state or association
      • vtoNmathematical termCHEMLA 2003:
      • vtt(oN1.)+N2cause someone or something contextually determinate N1 to enter (a place N2)
      • vt(oN)enter the contextually determinate place (typically the capital) [Note that it seems the omission of the resumptive pronominal object is idiomatic. But it is not obligatory as the fair number of 入之 shows.]
      • vt+prep+Nfigurativeenter or join an abstract body/state or association
      • vtoNtravelgo to so as to enter
      • vt0oN.postadVtdirectionverbal complement: V into N
      • vtoN.-V[0]enter N in order to V
      • vt(oN.)-Vgo in to V
      • vadNOBI: going in> settling (as of sun)
      • vt[oN]enter a place, enter any place
      • vtoNconativetry to enter
      • vtoNpassivebe impossible to enter
      • vtoNcausativecause to enter> bring into, take into
      • the place one comes from/belongs to>RETURN
        • vt[oN]reenter the state
      • permissive: allow to enter>ACCEPT
        • vtoNaccept, allow to be entered SHI
        • of opinions>ASSENT
          • vtoNagree with
    • permissive: allow to enter and present views>LISTEN
      • vtoNheed, take note of
      • vtoNpassivebe listened to, win through with (advice)
      • metaphorical, causative:INSTALL
        • nabactinstallation
        • vtoNinstall as ruler from outside the capital
      • a lower place>FALL
        • vt+prep+Nfall (into something, like well etc.)
      • what one enters/has entered>INSIDE
        • nabeventin internal affairs
        • vadVinside
        • vtoNget inside of N
        • abstract:PRIVATE
          • viactcultivate a private non-official life; be not (currently) in official employment
          • vadVin private
      • stative:BE AT HOME
        • nab.adSlocal affairs, home affairs (often used as topic: in home affairs, as far as home affairs are concerned)
        • vibe at home (with one's parents and family, as opposed to going away); stay at home LY 入則孝 "when at home he is filial"
      • hostile>ATTACK
        • nabactattack
        • nabautonymthe word 入
        • vtoNenter and gain permanent or temprorary possession of (a city)
        • vt+prep+Nenter by force (without necessarily occupying)
    • one’s grave>DIE
      • vichangego in, die
      • causative: enter into the hands of someone else>GIVE
        • vtoNhand in
        • vtoNpassivebe handed in, be offered as a gift
        • vtt(oN1.)+N2hand the contextually determinate N1 in to N2
        • to superiors>HAND UP
          • vttoN1(.+prep+N2)hand up N1 (concrete things or advice) to the contextually determinate N2
          • vttoN1.+prep+N2
          • money to where it is owed>PAY
            • vtoNpay up (an amount owed)
            • vtoNpassivebe paid
      • financially, what comes in to one>PROFIT
        • nmincome, profit, advantages (opposite 出 "expenses".
        • as reward for work>SALARY
          • nincome, provenue
      • biologically, where perceptions enter>ORGAN
        • nBuddhist: 六入 "six organs" =六根