Taxonomy of meanings for 精:

  • 精 jìng (OC: tseŋs MC: tsiɛŋ) 子姓切 去 廣韻:【強也子姓切又音旌一 】
    • STRONG
      • TEMPLE
        • NPBUDDH: abode for the cultivation of purity; temple, monastery
    • 精 jīng (OC: tseŋ MC: tsiɛŋ) 子盈切 平 廣韻:【明也正也善也好也説文曰擇也易曰純粹精也子盈切十五 】
      • fine>RICE
          • abstract:PURE
              • physical>BRIGHT
                • vibe bright SHIJI: 光精
                • abstract>CLEAR
                    • find clear>UNDERSTAND
                      • vt+prep+Nhave an excellent subtle understanding of N
                      • vtoNstativehave an exquisite and subtle superior understanding of
                      • vtoNreflexive.自understand (oneself)
                  • exocentric: pure>LIQUID
                    • exocentric: pure, non-fat>MEAT
                      • commendatory:EXCELLENT
                        • vadNrefined, choice, selected, subtle; morally exquisite
                        • vibe of exquisite quality, of choice quality
                        • nabexquisite parts; exquisite essence
                        • nsubjectsomething excellent (e.g. an excellent subtle proposal)
                        • vt+prep+Nbe very good at, have excellent talents for
                        • vtoNrefine so as to make subtly efficient; be refined in one's attitude towards
                        • vtoNderivedexpress with exquisite finesse
                        • NPabfeatureexcellence, exquisiteness
                        • pure and metaphysically efficacious>TENUOUS
                          • vibe subtle, be fine
                          • vadNtenuous
                          • v[adN]a tenuous thing
                          • vadNfigurativesubtle, sublime
                        • concrete>SPERM
                          • nmsperm (and inner essences)
                          • abstract>ESSENCE
                              • metaphysical>ENERGY
                                • nabmetaphysicalsubtle cosmic energy
                                • nabmetasubtle psycho-somatic energies
                                • generalised>INTENSELY
                                    • physically>SHARP
                                      • optically>BRIGHT
                                        • vibe bright SHIJI: 光精
                                        • heavenly bodies>STAR
                                      • psychological>SOUL
                                        • nsubtle substance that makes up the soul; subtle essences; occasionally: spirit of a deceased person
                                        • nabpsychspirits> intellectual attention
                                        • organ of>PUPIL
                                          • nXUN: colloquial: 1. eyeball; 2. pupil of the eye
                                        • religious, personal>GHOST
                                            • of any creature>SPIRIT
                                                • generalised>DEITY
                                                  • nspirit (Song Yu, 神女賦)