Taxonomy of meanings for 藥:

  • 藥 yào (OC: k-lawɡ MC: jiɐk) 以灼切 入 廣韻:【説文云治病艸禮云醫不三丗不服其藥又姓後漢有南陽太守河内藥崧以灼切三十一 】
    • DRUG
      • nmmedicine, medication; (dig for) medicinal roots, herbs or mushrooms
      • nmadNfigurativemedicinal; curative
      • ELIXIR
        • POISON
          • nmpoison, sometimes poison with desired medical effects.
          • nmadVwith poison 藥殺
          • related action>KILL
          • related action>CURE
            • vtoNcure with medicine
            • vtoNpassivebe cured
          • synecdoche: medical>PLANT
            • npluralmedical plants; herbs
        • SURNAMES