Taxonomy of meanings for 披:

  • 披 pī (OC: phral MC: pʰɯiɛ) 敷羈切 平 廣韻:【又作翍開也分也散也 】
    • SPLIT
      • viconativeto split open without necessarily dividing the object of splitting into two separate parts.
      • vtoNforce open
      • vtoNfigurativeforce open (mountains to create roads)
      • generalised>CUT
        • vtoNpare (trees); cut off
        • vtoNpassiveget pared
      • result>SCATTER
        • splitable object>OPEN
          • vtoNopen, unroll
          • vtoNpoeticunfold
          • generalised>BEND
              • to cover body>WEAR
                • vtoNthrow over the shoulder; wear
            • result>SHOW
              • object mouth>GESTURE
                  (curl one’s lips)
              • intellectually>DISTINGUISH
              • =批STRIKE
                • SURNAME
              • 披 pǐ (OC: phralʔ MC: pʰɯiɛ) 匹靡切 上 廣韻:【開也又偏羈切 】
              • 披 bì