Taxonomy of meanings for 情:

  • qíng (OC: dzeŋ MC: dziɛŋ) 疾盈切 平 廣韻:【静也説文曰人之隂气有所欲也疾盈切五 】
    • REALITY
      • nab.adVtruly
      • nabstativereal facts of a matter, real state of affairs; real facts of a case
      • nadNreal, underlying, true
      • abstract>TRUE
        • nabmetaphysicalthe truth about something; the essence of a matter; the real situation
        • concrete>SITUATION
          • nabmathematical termCHEMLA 2003:
          • nabmetaphysicalbasic situation, reasons for the current state of affairs
          • feature>BASIC NATURE
            • nab.post-V{NUM}metaphysicalessential tendency, natural basic inclination 人有六情
            • nabmetaphysicalgenuine nature, essential nature, essence; esential tendencies
            • nadNessential
      • mental>MIND
        • nab.adVas a result of a basic attitude of mind
        • nadNmental activity which involves attachment to mere things[CA]
        • private thoughts>THINK
            情不可卻
          • emotional>FEELING
            • nab.adVemotionally, in one's feelings, with one's heart
            • nab.post-Nthe feeling defined as N
            • nab.post-V{NUM}feelings 六情
            • nabpsychreal inner state; innermost feelings; real inner feelings; basic feelings; basic loyalties; sentiment
            • nabcurrentcurrent emotional state, current feelings
            • nabpsychemotional nuances and moods
            • nabemotional engagement
            • appetitive>DESIRE
              • nabpsychbasic instincts; essential desires
              • beyond control>HOPE
                • nabpsychhope or aspiration
            • dominant>ASPIRATION
              • nabpsychologicalaspiration 不移情 "refuse to change one's aspirations"
            • social>FAITHFUL
              • nabpsychrarely, specifically: feelings of loyalty
            • object>FRIEND
              • nabpsychfeelings of friendship, friendly relations
            • political>FRANK
              • vibe frank about one's emotions
            • intensitive>LUST
              • nabpsych
            • sexual>LOVE
              • nabpsychfeelings of love
            • potential>SENSIBILITY
              • nadNendowed with sensibility
              • nabpsychmood
              • action>TENDENCY
                • nabpsychologicaltendency, proclivity, predilection
            • systematic>PRINCIPLE
              • nabmetaphysicalunderlying real principle 常情 "the lasting underlying real principle"