Taxonomy of meanings for 皇:

  • huáng (OC: ɡʷaaŋ MC: ɦʷɑŋ) 胡光切 平 廣韻:【君也美也天也説文作皇大也又姓左傳鄭大夫夫皇頡 】
    • GREAT
        • subject: cosmological>HEAVEN
          • subject: kinship>ANCESTOR
            • subject:political>RULER
                三皇
                • feature>SEVERE
                  • religious>DEITY
                      • subject human: emperor>KING
                        • nfrom Qín times; gāo huáng 高皇 "high emperor"
                        皇帝
                        • grammaticalised>YOU
                          • n[post=npro2]you, the emperor
                  • resplendent>BRIGHT
                    • vadNfigurativeaugust
                    • vibe brilliant; august
                    • vt+prep+Nshine forth in the place N
                • HEADWEAR
                • =惶
                • =匡CORRECT
                  • =遑