Taxonomy of meanings for 夏:

  • xià (OC: ɡraaʔ MC: ɦɯa) 胡雅切 上 廣韻:【大也又諸夏亦州名秦屬上郡漢分置朔方郡晉末赫連勃勃於州稱大夏爲後魏所滅置鎮又改爲夏州又胡駕古下二切 】
  • xià (OC: ɡraas MC: ɦɯa) 胡駕切 去 廣韻:【春夏又胡雅切 】
    • 胡嘉切 xià SUMMER
      • feature emerging in summer>COLOURFUL
        • nmZHOULI: the various colours
      • generalised>PERIOD
        • nabtimeBUDDH: summer training period in a Chán monastery
        • Buddhist, specific>YEAR
      • 胡雅切 xiàBIG
        • viFANGYAN: be big
        • of mustical performance>SONG
          • of territory>STATES
            • nprthe Xià dynasty
            • generalised>CHINA
              • n[adN]N=humthe Chinese;
              • nthe place inhabited by the Xia people
              • nsubj=nonhumanwhat is Chinese
              • nadNChinese-style
          • of dwelling=廈PALACE
            • nSHI: large palace
        • -=榎TREES
          • ncatalpa tree =榎
        • RIVERS
          • nprRiver Xia 1. =River Han 漢,2.river mentioned in CHUCI.