Taxonomy of meanings for 逆:

  • 逆 nì (OC: ŋɡlaɡ MC: ŋɯiak) 宜戟切 入 廣韻:【迎也𧮬也亂也范曄漢書周防字偉公少孤微常修逆旅以俟過客而不待其報冝戟切六 】
    • (go out and)WELCOME
      • vt(oN)bid formally welcome a contextually determinate person
      • vtoNwelcome; go out to welcome (a bride etc); go out to meet as a gesture of politeness or submission
      • vtt(oN1.)+prep+N2welcome the contextually determinate N1 at the place N2
      • anticipate>BEFORE
        • process>ENCOUNTER
          • hostile>FIGHT
              • in warfare>BATTLE
                • vtoNmeet in battle; go out to meet in battle when attacked or provoked
            • negative object>OPPOSE
              • vt(oN)oppose the contextually determinate N
              • vtoNoppose, go against; go out to meet
              • DELETEpassivebe welcomed
              • vtoNmiddle voicebe opposed
              • vtoNabbe opposed to
              • superior orders>REFUSE
                • demonstrative>OFFEND
                  • nsubjectwhat is unnatural, what goes against the grain; obstinacy, recalcitrance
                  • nabactact of offending the law, act of lawlessness
                  • vadNoffending; opstreporous; perverse; inverse; inverted;
                  • vt(oN)offend against, fail to comply with, fail to supply
                  • vt[oN]be in opposition, take a controversial stance; go against the grain
                  • vt+prep+Noffend against; go against
                  • vtoNoppose, go against; disobey (orders)
                  • vtoNpassivebe offended, be infringed
                  • v[adN]N=nonhuwhat offends against current social standards
                  • agent>VILLAIN
                    • feature: what offends common sense>WRONG
                      • against authorities>REVOLT
                        • vt[oN]become disobedient, revolt
                        • vtoNrevolt against