Taxonomy of meanings for 慘:

  • 慘 cǎn (OC: tshuumʔ MC: tsʰəm) 七感切 上 廣韻:【憾慼也説文毒也七感切八 】
    • PAIN
        • mental>SAD
          • vifeel miserable and despondent; (of things:) cause one to be miserable, be woeful, painful
          • vadVvery painfully, woefully
        • general feature>MISERABLE
        • DARK
            (黲)
          • grammaticalised>PAST
              (憯)