Taxonomy of meanings for 敬:

  • 敬 jìng (OC: kreŋs MC: kɯiaŋ) 居慶切 去 廣韻:【恭也肅也慎也又姓陳敬仲之後出風俗通後漢有揚州刺史敬歆居慶切四 】
    • RESPECT
      • nabactearnest and respectful diligence; respectful devotion
      • vadNrespectful, devoted 敬色
      • vadVrespectfully 敬服
      • vpostadVgradedrespectfully
      • vt(oN)show the proper and required respect for the contextually determinate object
      • vt[oN]show respect where respect is due
      • vt+prep+Nshow respect to
      • vtoN.adVrespecting N to V
      • vtoNshow respect for; show obedient unquestioning respect for
      • vtoNcausativecause to be or become respected
      • vtoNpsychfeel respect for and act earnestly on the basis of this
      • vtoNfigurativetake seriously as dangerous
      • vtoNcausativeensure that N is diligent and respectful
      • vtoNpassiveget properly respected
      • VPtoNshow profound respect for
      • show respectful diligence>DILIGENT
        • nabactrespectful diligence in practice
        • viactshow respectful diligence in action
        • vt[oN](degree verb, see 甚敬)be morally earnest in one's behaviour and attitudes; show a respectful attitude
        • vtoNpay diligent attention to, attend diligently to
        • vtoNreflexive.己cause oneself to be reverently diligent in one's actions
        • vadVwith devoted diligence, diligently
        • vtoNimperativebe diligent about N!
        • through obedient action>OBEY
          • vtoNrespectfully obey
        • grammaticalised: self-deprecating>POLITE
            • politely: show one's respect through a gift>GIVE
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                • show respectful gratitude, with presents>THANK
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