Taxonomy of meanings for 交:

  • jiāo (OC: kreew MC: kɯau) 古肴切 平 廣韻:【戾也共也合也領也古肴切二十二 】
    • INTERACT
      • nab.tgood relations with N
      • nabsocialrelations, connections; human relations; diplomatic relations
      • v[adN]those who interact with one, connections
      • vadVin competition with one-another, together
      • viactcultivate connections; interact, engage in interaction, strike up good relations with people
      • vt+prep+Ninteract with; cultivate contacts with (superiors, spirits); cultivate good diplomatic relations with
      • vtoNcultivate good relations (with somebody); interact (with somebody)
      • vtpost-.VtoNcontinuativeentertain relations with; interact with
      • vt[oN]N=huminteract with others
      • vi2interact with each other
      • vtoNcausativecause (weapons, armies etc) to interact (and fight)
      • nabactthe way one interacts with others, one's interactions
      • physically>CROSS OVER
        • vi2intersect, crisscross
        • nabfeatureintersection
      • semantically>COMMUNICATE
        • vtoNconnect and communicate with
        • socially>MEET
          • nabprocessintersection (of months or days)
          • vtoNcausativecause to meet 交頸
          • vi2make contact, get together
          • vtoNfigurativeobject non-human: get exposed to, run into
          • emotionally>FRIEND
            • nfriend
            • nabactgood relations; friendship
            • vtoNhave friendly relations with each other
            • sexually: mostly of animals>COPULATE
              • vt[oN]have sexual intercourse; to pair
              • vtoNhave sexual intercourse with
        • socially>GIVE
          • vttoN1.+N2hand over N1 to N2
          • mutually>EXCHANGE
            • vtoNexchange (hostages etc)
    • abstract>CAUSE TO
        • causative>COMBINE
          • vadNcombined > cross- (e.g. cross-legged)
          • vtoNget combined in (e.g. emotions in the heart)
          • vtoN{2}combine into one
          • rhetorically>COMPARE
            • vadVcomparatively
        • grammaticalised>ALL
          • vadVall; all from each other
          • specific>MUTUAL
            • vadVmutually and in collaboration or in conflict