Taxonomy of meanings for 尋:

  • 尋 xún (OC: ljum MC: zim) 徐林切 平 廣韻:【同尋出説文 】
  • 尋 xún (OC: ljum MC: zim) 徐林切 平 廣韻:【長也又尋常六尺曰尋倍尋曰常山海經曰尋木長千里生河邊又姓晉有尋曾字子貢徐林切十六 】
    • SEEK
      • vt(oN)seek for the contextually relevant things
      • vtoNlook for (a thing); seek to obtain
      • vtoNN=humanlook for (a person)
      • vt+prep+Nseek after, pursue
      • for use>DEPLOY
        • vtoNdeploy (an army)
      • for punishment>ATTACK
        • abstract>INVESTIGATE
          • FOLLOW
              • CONTINUE
                • vtoNto continue; to renew; to confirm
                • LONG
                    • causatie>STRETCH
                      • LENGTH MEASURES
                        • ncpost-V{NUM}.post-NclassifierHF 8.8.25f: one span of the hand; 184.8 cm., equals eight chǐ 尺
                    • at intervals>OFTEN
                  • grammaticalised>IMMEDIATELY
                    • vadVimmediately
                    • relational>THEREUPON
                      • VPadS1.postS2soon afterwards, not long after
                      • VPadV{PRED}.postN{SUBJ}:postSimmediately afterwards
                  • renew>REPEAT
                    • vtoNZUO: renew (an alliance)