Taxonomy of meanings for 休:

  • 休 xiū (OC: qhu MC: hiu) 許尤切 平 廣韻:【美也善也慶也息也又木名許尤切十三 】
    • REST
      • nabactstop, rest
      • viacttake a rest; rest at, put up at
      • viimperativerest!
      • vt+prep+Nrest at the place N
      • vtoNcausativeallow to rest (e.g. the army); give peace to
      • vtoNpermissiveallow oneself to rest
      • exocentric: time when>HOLIDAY
        • feature>HAPPY
          • nabpsychhappiness
          • vibe happy
          • vtoNcause to be happy
          • coincidental>LUCK
            • nblessings (from Heaven) 天休(庥)
            • vadNBLESSING
            • vienjoy good fortune
          • generalised>EXCELLENT
            • vadNdistinguished (command etc)
            • vibe excellent and distinguished
        • cease>STOP
          • vadN(time) when one stops
          • viactdesist, cease; stop going on
          • vtoNcausativeget to stop; put an end to
          • vtoNreflexive.自stop oneself
          • grammaticalised:DON'T
            • cease being where one was>LEAVE
                • causative>DIVORCE
                  • vtoNpost-Han: TANG BIANWEN: divorce (one's wife)
          • grammaticalised>MODAL PARTICLES