Taxonomy of meanings for 勸:

  • 勸 quàn (OC: khons MC: kʰʷiɐn) 去願切 去 廣韻:【獎勸也勉也助也教也又姓 】
    • ENCOURAGE
      • nabactencouragement
      • vt[oN]give encouragment, be encouraging; be supportive [of the good]
      • DELETEencourge to, urge to
      • vtoN.+VtoSencourage somebody by saying
      • vtoNencourage a person N, or by extension an attitude N
      • vtoNobject=behaviourencourage (human behaviour or qualities)
      • vt(oN)encourage the contextually determinate N
      • vtoNpassivebe encouraged (to do something); feel encouraged; feel encouraged towards (meritorious effort) 愈勸
      • vtoNabto encourage the abstract qualities Nab
      • vtt(oN.)+V[0]urge the contextually determinate N to V
      • vttoN.+V[0]pivotencourage somebody to do something
      • vtt[oN.] V[0]encourage people to V
    • intellectual>PERSUADE
      • vtoN(try to) persuade someone to do something
      • vtoNperfectivesuccess verb: manage to encourage someone to do something and to get him to do it
    • practically>HELP
      • feel encouraged to work>EFFORT
        • encourage it to become the case> WISH!!!