Taxonomy of meanings for 荒:

  • 荒 huāng (OC: hmaaŋ MC: hʷɑŋ) 呼光切 平 廣韻:【荒蕪又姓呼光切十四 】
    • BARREN
      • vadNbarren; depopulated and uncultivated 荒原
      • vi(of a year) have low yields, bear little fruit; be barren; lie fallow, uncultivated (of fields)
      • vtoNcausativecause to be barren, leave barren
      • exocentric: typical object>COUNTRYSIDE
        • related feature: in area>BIG
        • feature, generalised>LACK
            • light>DARK
              • universalised>EMPTY
                • feature: spatial>REMOTE
                    • intellectually>ABSURD
                      • vadNabsurd
                      • generalised>FALSE
                        • feature>EXTRAVAGANT
                          • nabactexcessive hunting
                          • vadNexcessive; wild; extravagant
                          • vibe excessive; be indulgent; remiss; neglectful
                          • feature>UNRESTRAINED
                            • vibe excessive
                            • INTENSELY
                              • vadVextensively; excessivley
                            • STUPID
                              • vibe useless; senile???
                      • in time: antiquity>ANCIENT
                    • related event: (bad)>HARVEST
                      • generalised>RUBBISH
                          • related action>DISCARD
                            • causative>DESTROY
                                • property without benefit>WASTE
                                  • vtoNto waste; neglect
                                  • vtoNpassivebe wasted; be neglected
                          • COVER
                            • vtoNto cover, overgrow (Karlgren)
                          • =慌
                        • 荒 huàng (OC: hmaaŋs MC: hʷɑŋ) 呼浪切 去 廣韻:【草多皃呼浪切一 】