Taxonomy of meanings for 體:

  • tǐ 體LIMB
    • nplurallimbs including the head; also: body parts generally 四體,五體,百體
    • generalised> tǐ 體PART
      • nmember, integral part
      • awareness of parts of> tǐ 體UNDERSTAND
        • vtoNabsorb; understand so as to embody (the Way; what is basic etc)
        • vtoNactbe an embodiment of
        • vtoNcausativecause one to fully understand the structure of N
      • generalised: constellation of parts> tǐ 體SITUATION
        • nabpsych(mental) state
        • nabstative(general) situation, (general) tendency, dà tǐ 大體�
        • systematic constellation> tǐ 體SYSTEM
          • abstract: kind of constellation of parts, literary or calligraphic: tǐ 體STYLE
            • nabfeaturestyle
      • limbs and body parts> tǐ 體BODY
        • n(post-N)the limbs of the contextually determinate N
        • nlimb, limbs; body as constituted by its parts
        • nfigurativearticulated structures
        • nabmathematical termCHEMLA 2003:
        • nadNphysical
        • nadVbodywise; with the body
        • n[post-N]one's body, the human body
        • nabone complex literary structure
        • generalised, abstract: substance versus function of substance>tǐ 體SUBSTANCE
          • nthe physical mass (of Taishan); physical reality
          • nab[.post-N]substance
          • nabfigurativeessential substance, central point, essence (often contrasted to 用 'function' in the Buddhist context)