Taxonomy of meanings for 即:

  • 即 jí (OC: tsɯɡ MC: tsɨk) 子力切 入 廣韻:【就也今也舎也半也説文作卽食也亦姓風俗通有單父令即賣又漢複姓有城陽相齊人即墨成子力切十六 】
    • GO TO
      • vtoNmove close towards
      • vtoNabmove in the direction of; get to (peace of mind etc)
      • vtoNfigurativego to> submit to (your punishment etc)
      • upwards>ASCEND
        • vtoNaccede to, move (up) into, ascend (throne)
      • conative: try to catch up with>PURSUE
        • get near to>APPROACH
          • vtoNmove close to; join (the military forces) of
          • vtoNfigurativebecome politically close to; become culturally close to
        • figurative>CONFORM
            zd4
            • grammaticalised: conform to the predicate>COPULA
              • vt{COP}+N1.vt{COP}+N2emphatic即+N1+即+N2: it is N1 which is N2 > the very N1 is N2, N1 is identical with N2
              • vt+Ncopulabe, be like
              • vtoNidenticalto be none other than 即+NP+是
        • NOW
            zd7
            • adversative: at the same time, in spite of difference>NONETHELESS
              • padV.postN{SUBJ}on the other hand (like 則 in the same position)
            • without delay>IMMEDIATELY
              • vadVwithout delay
            • concessive>EVEN IF
              • padS1.adS2even though
              • causative>BECAUSE
                • padS1.adS2there was no other reason than, it was exactly because
              • even if someone is>EVEN
                • vt+N.adVeven
                • logical>THEN
                  • padS1.post-S2then; and so
                  • padV.postN{SUBJ}then
                  • padVmathematical termCHEMLA 2003:
                  • temporal>THEREUPON
                    • padS1.post-S2Thereupon immediately
                    • padV.postN{SUBJ}thereupon, then