Taxonomy of meanings for 吐:

  • 吐 tǔ (OC: kh-laaʔ MC: tʰuo) 他魯切 上 廣韻:【口吐亦虜複姓三氏後魏書有吐奚吐難吐萬氏又虜三字姓三氏慕容廆庶長兄吐谷渾後將所部居西零以西甘松之南極乎白蘭數千里其孫葉廷曰禮云孫子得以王父字爲氏遂以吐谷渾爲氏又後魏書吐伏盧氏 】
    • SPIT
      • vtoNspit; stick out (the tongue)
      • vtoNfigurativespit out and utter (words, in a hurry)
      • generalised>ISSUE
          • causative: from the inside>REMOVE
            • vtoNfigurativespit out > remove; expel
            • remove and replace, object: air>BREATHE
              • vtoNactbreathe out
          • resultative: so as to make visible>SHOW
          • intransitive: process>GROW
        • SURNAME
      • 吐 tù (OC: kh-laas MC: tʰuo) 湯故切 去 廣韻:【歐也又湯古切 】
        • VOMIT
          • vt[oN]vomit [what one has in one's stomach], throw up [what one has in one's stomach]
          • vtoNto throw up food and spit it out; spit out
          • VPi+N{PLACE}throw up on
          • VPiactthrow up
          • metaphorical, object: territory occupied>RETURN