Taxonomy of meanings for 恨:

  • 恨 hèn (OC: ɡɯɯns MC: ɦən) 胡艮切 去 廣韻:【怨也胡艮切一 】
    • DISSATISFIED
      • vt+V[0]feel unhappy about (see REGRET) post-Han: 相見恨晚;or later: 恨不早相見
      • vtoSbe dissatisfied that
      • about past>REGRET
        • nab.redintense regret
        • nabpsychregrets
        • vihave regrets
        • vt+V[0]I regret that (in these constructions the subjects seems to be always deleted and understood as referring to the speaker)
        • vtoNstativeregret intensely (an impossibility)
        • vtt+.N+Vpsychregret that one did not V
      • about present>HATE
        • nabpsychhatred
        • vadNhateful
        • vt1post.vt2oNN=objhave very bad relations with, hate
        • vtoNdetest, dislike
      • in action>OFFEND