Taxonomy of meanings for 暴:

  • 暴 bào (OC: boowɡs MC: bɑu) 薄報切 去 廣韻:【侵暴猝也急也又晞也案説文作曓疾有所趣也又作暴晞也今通作暴亦姓漢有繡衣使者暴勝之薄報切九 】
    • VIOLENT
      • nnonreferentialcrude bully, the violent
      • nabactviolence
      • nabdispositionrecklessness; cruel violence
      • vadNreckless, cruel and violent
      • vibe reckless; be violent and cruel
      • vichangebecome ruthless and violent
      • vtoNdeal violently with, show violence towards
      • v[adN]N=humviolent persons
      • vadVimpetuously, violently (sometimes with suffix 而)
      • oxocentric>STORM
        • psychological>CRUEL
          • exocentric>VILLAIN
              • action>HARM
                  • political>OPPRESS
                    • vtoNoppress cruelly, oppress by violent means
                    • vtoNpsychbe cruel to or oppress (oneself)
              • physical>STRONG
                • vadNstrong, violent (rain, wind)
                • exercise of>FIGHT
                  • exercise of for speed>HURRY
                      • resulting feature>QUICK
                        • vadNquick, fast
                        • vadVrapidly; LH 1: at reasonably quick speed
                        • grammaticalised: unexpected>SUDDENLY
                            • grammaticalised: degree>INTENSELY
                              • vadVone a furiously intense scale, on a reckless scale
                    • LAND MEASURES
                • 暴 pù (OC: booɡ MC: buk) 蒲木切 入 廣韻:【日乾也蒲木切十二 】
                  • SHINE
                    • vtoNMENG: blaze on (as the sun blazing on the earth)
                    • vtoNcausativeexpose to the sun
                    • vt[oN]reflexivecause oneself to be shone upon> expose oneself to the sun
                    • causative>PARCH
                      • vadNbleached, parched (skeletons etc)
                      • vtoNbleach, parch
                    • SILK PRODUCTION
                      • vtoNMENG: expose silk to the sun
                    • resultative>SHOW
                      • vtoNexpose (a body at the market place); manifest
                • 暴 bo2《集韻》北角切,入覺幫。藥部。