Taxonomy of meanings for 登:

  • 登 dēng (OC: tɯɯŋ MC: təŋ) 都滕切 平 廣韻:【成也升也進也衆也説文曰上車也亦州名漢文帝封悼惠王子爲牟平侯即此地也周爲登州取文登山而名又姓蜀有關中流人始平登定都滕切八 】
    • ASCEND
      • vadNascending; travelling up; who have risen or ascended 登仙 "immortals who have risen up"
      • vt(oN)ascend (often in a dignified way), go up
      • vt+prep+Nascend; climb up (登乎)
      • vtoNclimb up, go up; also by flying: 豋天 "rise to Heaven".
      • vtoNfigurativerise to the level of > reach the level of (such as a rank, position, etc.)
      • vt+prep+Ncausativebe put up on
      • concretely: step on so as to wear shoes:WEAR
        • abstract: reach upwardly>REACH
            • perfective: and go beyond>SURPASS
            • causative: bureaucratically>PROMOTE
              • causative, literary>RECORD
                • vtoNmake a record of
              • figurative, euphemistic: to heaven>DIE
                • transitive>HAND UP
                  • organically>GROW
                    • vichangeripen, get properly ripe
                    • causative>INCREASE
                        • generalised, causative>COMPLETE
                          • vtoNcomplete (a certain age > reach the age of)
                          • vtoNmiddle voicebe completed
                  • PLATE
                    • npottery plate
                • 登 deng4 《集韻》丁鄧切,去嶝,端。