Taxonomy of meanings for 警:

  • 警 jǐng (OC: kreŋʔ MC: kɯiaŋ) 居影切 上 廣韻:【同警 】
    • WARN
      • vt+prep+Nwarn
      • vtoNwarn, admonish
      • vtoNpassivebe warned
      • nabactalarm
      • vadNdesigned to warn 警鼓
      • vtoNZUO warn, admonish
  • 警 jǐng (OC: kreŋʔ MC: kɯiaŋ) 居影切 上 廣韻:【寤也戒也居影切八 】
    • FEAR
        • CAUTIOUS
          • vadVcautiously
          • vtoNbe wary about, be on one's guard against
          • viactbe cautious in action
        • causative>WARN
          • vt+prep+Nwarn
          • vtoNwarn, admonish
          • vtoNpassivebe warned
          • nabactalarm
          • vadNdesigned to warn 警鼓
          • vtoNZUO warn, admonish
          • feature>URGENT
            • through information>REPORT
              • object warned agaist>DIFFICULT
                • nabeventalarm; alarming situation, crisis
              • intended effect>PREPARE
                  • long-term action>PROVIDE
                    • vtoNprovide for (often as a defensive measure)
                    • vtoNN=humtake precautions against the enemy N
                    • perfective: provide against>SAFEGUARD
                      • vtoNmaintain properly
                      • viacttake precautions
            • =驚SHAKE