Taxonomy of meanings for 時:

  • shí (OC: ɡljɯ MC: dʑɨ) 市之切 平 廣韻:【辰也廣雅曰時伺也又善也中也是也又姓良吏傳有時苗何氏姓苑云今鉅鹿人市之切七 】
  • shí (OC: ɡljɯ MC: dʑɨ) 市之切 平 廣韻:【時古文 】
    • shí 時SEASON
      • nab.post-V{NUM}timeseason; periods of time as defined by the official calendar
      • nadNseasonable, seasonal 時雨 "seasonal rain"
      • vt(oN)indicate the season for a contextually determinate event
      • nab(.post-N)proper time season
      • nabpluralthe four seasons, the changing seasons
      • system of the seasons etc> shí 時CALENDAR
        • ncalendar
      • shí 時PERIOD
        • nadNof the time
        • nadSat this time; during this period
        • npost-Nduring the space of time of N; during the period of the predominance of N
        • npost-S1.adS2at the period when S1
        • nadV.postN{SUBJ}at the time; during this period
        • short period> shí 時MOMENT
          • nab.post-V{NUM}moment
          • nabappropriateright moment, right point in time, proper time, Greek: kairos
          • nabtime of daytime of day[a two hour period during the day]
          • nadNof the time
          • nadS1.postS2At that time
          • nadV.postN{SUBJ}at that time
          • npost-S1.adS2at the time of S
          • vi0+Vit is the time to V
          • nabhistorical point in time, historical stage
          • specifically> shí 時HOUR
            • nabtimetwo hour period into which the day was divided
          • right moment> shí 時OPPORTUNITY
            • nabthe right time; right moment, an opportunity 大時; the moment for something; see also 遇時 "encounter opportunities"
            • nabfeatureopportuneness; appropriateness of a moment
            • the fated moment>FATE
              • nabmetaphysicalfate; one's lot
            • at the right moment>TIMELY
              • nabstativetimeliness; being in time; the right time; the appropriate season
              • nadNtimely; opportune
              • nadVappropriateat the appropriate time; when the need arises Note 非時
              • vibe timely, come in due time (as seasonal rain), come in season; SHI 193: be in season
          • what is timely>FASHION
            • nabsocial
          • right after that moment>THEREUPON
            • nadSanaphoricat that time (Not necessarily new paragraph!)
            • nadSindefiniteat one point
            • nadS1.postS2at the time of S2...
            • nadV.postN{SUBJ}then, at the time
            • npost-npro.adSthen, at the time specified by npro
            • when that moment occurred> shí 時WHEN
              • npost-N.adSat the time of N
              • npost-S1.adS2at the time when S 余少時 "when I was young"
              • npost-V.adSwhen V-ing
              • vtoNPab{S}.adVavailing oneself of the time when S
              • npost-S1 ZHI.adS2in the time of S1
          • logical: when the circumstances prevail> shí 時IF
            • npost-S1.adS2as in the formula (若)。。。時
          • some moments> shí 時SOMETIMES
            • nadVat times
            • unpredictable moments> shí 時COINCIDENCE
              • nadVas it happened, by happenstance, by coincidence
          • many moments> shí 時OFTEN
            • nadVfrom time to time> sometimes; often; periodically; several times; at regular intervals; all the time
        • long period: for a long time> shí 時ENDURING
          • n.red:adVfrom time to time, regularly
          • nadVtimealways, regularly; all the time, constantly, time and again
          • vadNabconstant
          • vtoNcausativemake timely and enduring
          • specifically a lifespan> shí 時GENERATION
            • nchanging times and conditions
          • shí 時ALWAYS
              • shí 時ORDINARY
                • nadVnormally
                • nadNordinary
      • archaic ∼是 shí 時THIS
        • npro.adNdeicticpre-classical demonstrative pronoun