Taxonomy of meanings for 減:

  • 減 xiàn (OC: ɡroomʔ MC: ɦɯæm) 下斬切 上 廣韻:【減耗又古斬切 】
  • 減 jiǎn (OC: kroomʔ MC: kɯæm) 古斬切 上 廣韻:【損也又姓漢有減宣 】
    • FEW
      • vt+prep+Nless than N
      • vtoNcausative(cause to be less>) reduce
      • vtoNgradedbe less than
    • REDUCE
      • nabprocesseconomy; reduction, decreasing, diminishing
      • viprocessdecrease (sometimes "in relation to")
      • vt+prep+Npassiveget reduced to, be diminished to
      • vtoNreduce, lessen
      • vtoNmathematical termCHEMLA 2003: subtract
      • vtoNpassiveget reduced; get less
    • DECLINE
      • DIVIDE
        • INFERIOR
          • MATHEMATICS
            • RIVERS