Taxonomy of meanings for 和:

  • hé (OC: ɡool MC: ɦuɑ) 戶戈切 平 廣韻:【古文和 】
  • hè (OC: ɡools MC: ɦuɑ) 胡卧切 去 廣韻:【聲相應胡卧切又音禾三 】
  • hé (OC: ɡool MC: ɦuɑ) 戶戈切 平 廣韻:【爾雅云笙之小者謂之和和順也諧也不堅不柔也亦州名在淮南漢九江都尉居之屬九江郡齊爲和州又姓出汝南河南二望本自羲和之後一云卞和之後晉有和嶠又虜複姓和稽氏後改爲緩氏戸戈切九 】
    • MIXED
      • vtoNmodern reading huò: mix; produce by mixing
      • of foodstuffs etc.>COOK
        • vtoNprepare foodstuffs of any kind, including drinks with different ingredients (not necessarily applying heat)
      • mathematics>ADD
        • nmathematics: result of addition, sum
    • commendatory>HARMONY
      • viinchoativestart to be harmoniuos, start to be well ballanced
      • nabstativeharmony; cohesion; harmonious internal relations
      • vadNharmonious
      • vibe harmonious, be in harmonious good order; be concordant; be well balanced
      • vi0there is harmony
      • vt+prep+Nbe in continuous harmony through or with
      • vtoNbe in harmony with; comply nicely with; stay in harmony with;
      • vtoNcausativeestablish harmonious relations with; make harmonious, bring proper harmony to; pacify
      • vi2not be in harmony with each other
      • political>PEACE
        • nabactpeaceful agreement; the peace process (!)
        • viactmake peace; arrange peace; seek peace
        • vt1.postvt2+Nsue for peace with N
        • vtoNmake peace with N
      • state>PLEASANT
          • mildly>COOL
            • vimild, not too hot (as a wind)
          • read huo late: pleasantly>WARM
            • vadNmodern, read huo: nice and warm
          • of physical state>COMFORTABLE
            • vifeel well, be comfortable
        • action>CONFORM
          • vtoNconform, align oneself with
        • exocentric: harmonised sound source>BELL
          • nbell on carriage
        • action>ACCOMPANY
          • vtoN
          • read hè specifically, “accompanying” someone else>SING
            • vt(oN)sing along with a contextually determinate person
            • vtoNsing along with someone (who sets the tune)
          • agent>SOLDIER
            • narmed guard