Taxonomy of meanings for 堪:

  • 堪 kān (OC: khluum MC: kʰəm) 口含切 平 廣韻:【任也勝也克也説文曰地突也又姓風俗通云八元仲堪之後 】
    • ABLE
      • vt(+V[0])be able to undertake the contextually determinate V-ing
      • vt+V[0]be able to undertake; be up to; have the capability to
      • vtoNbe able to undertake; be able to play the role of; be up to (a task, an honour); be up to (an opponent)
    • DESERVE
      • vt+V[0]deserve to V
      • vt+V[0]V=passivedeserves to be V-ed
      • vtoNbe up to (praise), deserve, accept ???
      • vt(oN)deserve the contextually determinate treatment
    • ENDURE
      • vtoNbe able to sustain (hardship and trouble); endure bear with, put up with