Taxonomy of meanings for 盡:

  • jìn (OC: dzinʔ MC: dzin) 慈忍切 上 廣韻:【竭也終也慈忍切又即忍切二 】
  • jǐn (OC: tsinʔ MC: tsin) 即忍切 上 廣韻:【曲禮曰虚坐盡前又慈忍切 】
    • EXHAUST
      • nwhat is exhausted; what may be exhausted, an exhaustible
      • nabactexhaustibility, finite extent
      • viactbe exhausting; be exhaustive; do an exhaustive job
      • vpostadVcompletely, without leaving any rest
      • vt+prep+NN=goalbe exhausted for the purposes of N or in the activity of N-ing
      • vtoNexhaust, use up; finish off; use fully; empty, drink up; make full use of
      • vtoNfigurativeexhaust (figuratively: many of the unmarked uses need to be moved here)
      • vtoNpassivebe used up; get used up;
      • vtoNreflexive.自exhaust all one's (own) resources
      • vttoN1.+prep+N2psychexhaust (resources N1) for the benefit of (something or somebody N2)
      • vtoNeat up
      • strength/energy>EFFORT
        • vt[oN]do one's best
        • vt+prep+Nput in effort for; excert oneself for
        • vtoNdo one's best in (agricultural work etc)
        • vtoNcausativecause someone to do all he can> get (someone) to do his very best
        • vtoNcausativecause (oneself) to do one's very best, cause (oneself) to give everything
        • vttoN1.+N2causativecause (oneself) to make every effort for N2
        • generalised>ACT
          • vtoNactHF 1.2.68: exercise to the full, perform perfectly, act fully in accordance with
      • perfective:END
        • nthe end
        • vieventbe exhausted so as to come to an end
        • abstract>LIMIT
          • nabconcept
        • of a series>LAST
          • vadNlast; ending 盡月 "last moon of the month"
        • life>DIE
          • nabeventthe end, death
          • vichange(of a number of people) die all of them
          • causative:KILL
            • vt(oN)kill every one of the contextually determinate victims
            • reflexive>SUICIDE
              • vtoNcommit suicide 自盡
    • generalised>COMPLETE
      • nabstativecompletion
      • vadNwhole, complete
      • vadVcompletely, entirely
      • vtoNcausativerealise completely, realise exhaustively; carry through successfully and completely
      • vtoNpassivebe realised completely
      • vtpostadVdegreeverbal complement indicating that an action/process is carried out/proceding until it is completed > fully VERB??
      • viactbe thorough and complete
      • vt[oN]realise things completely, be completely successful with things
      • v[adN]what is complete and exhaustive
      • grammatialised: all objects>ALL
        • vad.VtoNaltogether
        • vad.VtoNobjectstandard usage: the whole lot; all objects indiscriminately and without exception
        • vadVquantifierthe whole lot of the subjects; all subjects indiscriminately, all subjects without exceptions; without exception
      • cover distance completely>REACH
        • intellectually>UNDERSTAND
          • vtoNhave an exhaustive grasp of
          • causative: explain exhaustively>EXPLAIN
            • vt(oN)explain exhaustively or completely (with contextually determinate object)
            • vtoNfigurativearticulate exhaustively or completely
      • from a place>REMOVE
        • vtoNremove completely
        • vtoNmiddle voicebe completely removed
        • in battle>DEFEAT
          • vtoNrout completely, wipe out completely
          • vtoNpassivebe routed completely
    • ji3n =儘ALWAYS
      • vadValways, without fail, completely on all occasions
      • as much as possible>EXTREME
        • vadVconsumately, completely, ultimately, utterly [MOVE TO COMPLETE]
        • vadNextreme